Title: Charles E. Ferguson to Walt Whitman, 1 March 1880
Date: March 1, 1880
Related item: Whitman crossed this letter out, and on the back he wrote notes toward one of his lectures on the death of Abraham Lincoln.
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Location: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Whitman Archive ID: yal.00463
Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Nicole Gray, and Ian Faith
March 1, 1880.
Mr. Walt Whitman
Will you be so kind as to inform me of the name of your first published poem, also where published. By answering this you will greatly oblige
Yours very respectfully
Charles E. Ferguson
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