Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 8 May 
Date: May 8, 1874
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:297. 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.00340
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Camden, N. Jersey
Every thing pretty much the same. Rather a bad week with me—no improvement—great distress in head & left side, at intervals—cannot write much to-day—Will do better next time—
Your letter & paper came.
1. This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Pete Doyle, | M st. South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | May | 8 | N.J.; Carrier | 9 | May | 8 AM." [back]