Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 23 October [1874 or 1875]
Date: October 23, 1874 or 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), 2:348. 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.00379
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
Had a very bad fall & shock about 11 days ago—laid me up a week or more—but am around again now—not much different now—bad spells enough—
1. This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Philadelphia | Oct | 23 | Pa.; Carrier | Oct | 24 | (?)." [back]