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Title: Sands at Seventy

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Late 1880s

Whitman Archive ID: yal.00020

Source: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Transcribed from digital images of the original. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the manuscripts, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note: "Sands at Seventy" was the title of a collection of poems that first appeared in November Boughs (1888) and was later included as an "annex" to the final printings of Leaves of Grass. This manuscript was probably written in the late 1880s.

Related item: The back of this manuscript leaf is an opened envelope addressed to Whitman and postmarked March 6, 1888.

Contributors to digital file: Nick Krauter, Lisa Renfro, Stephen Boykewich, Andrew Jewell, Kenneth Price, Brett Barney, and Nicole Gray



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Sands at Seventy

Sands on the Shores
of Seventy
&c &c

for Annex to the preceding


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