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

Date: December 1, 1866

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00715

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

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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