Title: E. V. Garrison to Walt Whitman, 11 August 1884
Date: August 11, 1884
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Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.05820
Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Stefan Schöberlein, Nicole Gray, and Ed Folsom
Monday—Aug 11th /84
Dear Mr Whitman
This evening those same young men are coming to spend the evening with me, won't you join us, and be welcomed by your friend1
E. V. Garrison
As yet we have no information about this correspondent.
1. On the back of this letter, Whitman began drafting notes for an article about himself, titled "Walt Whitman in Camden" which appeared in The Critic on February 28, 1885, under the signature of George Selwyn. It was reprinted in Authors at Home, ed. J. L. and J. B. Gilder (1888), and in Critic Pamphlet No. 2 (1898). [back]