Title: Walt Whitman to Francis Fisher Browne, 23 November 1885
Date: November 23, 1885
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 6:31. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.06096
Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Stefan Schöberlein, Ian Faith, Kyle Barton, and Nicole Gray
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328 Mickle Street:
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Francis Fisher Browne (1843–1913) was an American poet, critic, and editor of The Dial.
1. This letter is addressed: F F Browne | Care of Jansen, McClurg & Co: | Chicago Ill:. [back]
2. Browne was collecting poems of the Civil War; see the letter from Whitman to White, Stokes & Allen of April 29, 1885. [back]
3. Apparently Edmund Clarence Stedman, author and critic, forwarded Browne's request to Whitman. [back]