Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to John Swinton, [12 July 1871 (?)]

Date: July 12, 1871

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, Volume V: 1890–1892, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:293. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Private collection of William E. Barton Estate

Whitman Archive ID: prc.00027

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, and Zachary King




Editorial Office of the Galaxy, 40 Park Row,
New York.
Wednesday noon
12th 1

John Swinton

Will call at 12, noon, to-morrow, 13th, to see you—

Will also call at 6 this afternoon—

At Galaxy office—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. The date of this note is conjectural, but "O Star of France" appeared in the June 1871 issue of the Galaxy, and Whitman was in New York in July 1871. [back]


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