Title: Walt Whitman to Edward Carpenter, 28 September 1880
Date: September 28, 1880
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:186–187. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: T. E. Hanley Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Whitman Archive ID: tex.00357
Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Eder Jaramillo, and Kevin McMullen
I will just write you a line or two—it will be very short—but show you that I am still in the land of the living, & have not forgotten you—My four months jaunt in this noble ample healthy Canada country is done (it has been a great success to me)—I have traveled several thousand miles—mostly on the Lakes & St Lawrence, very comfortably & I am now on my way back home to Camden, stopping here only a short time. I am feeling heartier physically than for years—Camden will be my permanent P O address—Love to you—
1. This letter bears the address: Edward Carpenter | 45 Brunswick Square | Brighton | England. It is postmarked: (?) | Sp 28 | 1880 | U.S.A.; Brighton | 1 | Oc | 80 | E. [back]