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Title: Theodore Rich to Walt Whitman, 25 September 1862

Date: late 1860

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01006

Source: Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. 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 and Vanessa Steinroetter

Sept 25th / 621

Friend Mr Whitman

You must excuse me for not calling as I promised you I would this morning. I did not think at the time of what I had to do this morning. necessity prevented me from calling upon you. may I ask you to call and see me an[other] I think I can [illegible] than I can tell Richmond &c. I [illegible] curiosities that I can which I have made [illegible] licted while in the [illegible]

Please except the [illegible]

Olige Yours

220 Washing [illegible] Walt Whitman Esq.


1. Endorsed (in Whitman's hand): "from Theodore Rich." [back]


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