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Title: Louis Karpstyin to Walt Whitman, 4 November 1881

Date: November 4, 1881

Related item: Whitman crossed out this letter, pasted it together with another piece of paper, and on the back wrote part of "All about a proof reader" (see Notebooks and Unpublished Prose Manuscripts, ed. Edward F. Grier [New York: New York University Press, 1984], 3:1134–1135).

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.07437

Contributors to digital file: Jeannette Schollaert and Nicole Gray



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Thomaston
Nov. 4th 81

Mr. Walt Whitman
Dear Sir

Inclosed you will find a card. Would you favor me with your Autograph to go with a collection of Autographs of Poets Authors and Distinguished Persons. You will oblige me much

I remain
Yours Truly,
Louis Karpstyin

Thomaston
Maine.


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