Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 10 June 
Date: June 10, 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), 2:303. 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.00345
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Your letter & paper came to-day. Am standing the extreme hot weather very well indeed so far—am about as usual, (& better than when you saw me)—
This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Pete Doyle | M st. South, bet 4½
& 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Philadelphia | Jun | 10 |
10 PM | (?); Carrier | 11 | Jun (?)| (?) AM."
Doyle's visit to Whitman establishes the year. [back]