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Title: Walt Whitman to John S. Jenks, 1 December 1866

Date: December 1, 1866

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 6:5. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00715

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, and Alyssa Olson

Dec. 1, 1866.

John S. Jenks,
My dear Sir,

I have rec'd your note of 30th Nov. with $3. Please accept my special acknowledgments. Should the letter of Nov. 17, ever appear, I will return it to you.

Walt Whitman


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