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Title: Walt Whitman to Richard J. Hinton, 22 October [1872]

Date: October 22, 1872

Whitman Archive ID: khs.00002

Source: Richard Josiah Hinton Collection, Kansas State Historical Society. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 5:295. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Ashley Lawson, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

Oct 221

Dear Hinton:

Sign this with your name at the conclusion, and send it at once to the Kansas Magazine with a note proposing it for their ensuing January number—



1. The text is based on a transcription by Carroll Hollis. "Walt Whitman in Europe," signed by Hinton, appeared in the Kansas Magazine, 1 (December 1872), 499–502. [back]


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