Life & Letters

Correspondence

About this Item

Title: Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, [1867?]

Date: 1867?

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 1:355. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00275

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad




Attorney General's Office
Washington,
181

Dear William—

Come down a moment & have lunch with me—a biscuit & a glass of wine & water—& tell me about Nelly's getting off—I fully intended to be round this morning, & accompany her & you to the cars—but overslept myself—I was quite vexed at it.

Come immediately—


Walt


Notes:

1. The contents of this note are too brief and indefinite to make dating certain. It could, for example, refer to any one of a number of publishing ventures in the period between 1865 and 1867, either O'Connor's or Whitman's. [back]


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