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Title: Walt Whitman to James R. Osgood, 26 May [1881]

Date: May 26, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:226. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Maine Historical Society

Whitman Archive ID: meh.00001

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray




431 Stevens street
Camden New Jersey
May 26 8 p m

My dear Osgood

Just returned from a week down in the Jersey woods—& find yours—Will send on the copy so you can have it in Boston Monday forenoon next at furthest1


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. This note was written in reply to Osgood's letter of May 23, in which he asked for "the copy this week, as I sail for Europe in a fortnight" (The Library of Congress; The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman [New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902], 7:278). [back]


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