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Title: Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, 23 February [1883]

Date: February 23, 1883

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:327. 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.00477

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray

Feb 23 p m

I have just come back from my delightful Quaker visit—& find your MS roll, all right—It is all in good time—& if otherwise 'twould have been worth waiting for—

W. W.


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