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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, 2 June 1887

Date: June 2, 1887

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 4:97. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The current location of this manuscript is unknown. Miller derives his summary of this letter from the catalog of J.F. Drake (1927), a now-defunct antiquarian bookdealer.

Whitman Archive ID: med.00801

Contributors to digital file: Ryan Furlong, Stefan Schöberlein, Kevin McMullen, and Stephanie Blalock




Camden June 2, 1887

[A letter of thanks for a birthday present.]1


Correspondent:
As yet we have no information about this correspondent.

Notes:

1. Edwin Haviland Miller, working from a transcript of a summary of this letter, was unable to identify the correspondent. [back]


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