Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 21 October 
Date: October 21, 1873
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:253. 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 Library.
Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00323
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Am getting along favorably now—strength more enduring—am still very lame, but decidedly doing well generally—
This postcard bears the address, "Peter Doyle | M street South | bet 4½ &
6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Oct | 21 | N.J.; Carrier
| 22 | Oct | 8 AM."
This is the postcard to which Whitman refers in his October 24, 1873 letter to Doyle as written on Tuesday. [back]