Title: Walt Whitman to Ellen M. O'Connor, 29 May 
Date: May 29, 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), 2:302. 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.00343
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Rec'd your welcome letter this morning. Much the same with me as when I last wrote—far from well, with frequent alternations—but up & around every day.
This postcard bears the address, "Mrs. E. M. O'Connor, | 1015 O st near 11th
N. W. | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | May | 29 (?)| N.J.;
Carrier | 30 | May | 8 AM."
Note the reference to Whitman's May 15, 1874 letter to O'Connor and the similar phrasing of this postcard and Whitman's May 29, 1874 letter to Peter Doyle. [back]