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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 15 January [1876]

Date: January 15, 1876

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:19. 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.00383

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st.
cor West.
N. Jersey
Jan 15.1

Nothing very new or different. Was much relieved when I heard you was out of that smash up on the road. John Burroughs is here on a visit—we have just had dinner—Cold & wintry here, but bright & clear—I go out some—your letter & paper came—am feeling quite comfortable—



1. This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Jan | 15 | N.J.; Carrier | 16 | Jan | 8 AM." [back]


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