Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 2 October 
Date: October 2, 1875
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:341. 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.00372
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Have had just a slightly more encouraging week—though slightly—strength gets a little more reliable (has been very poor,) will try to send you some definite word soon about coming—
This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Pete Doyle, | M street South, bet
4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C. " It is postmarked: "Camden | Oct | 2 |
The projected visit to Washington makes the year almost positive. [back]