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Title: Edmund Blake to Walt Whitman, 19 June 1888

Date: June 19, 1888

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01088

Source: The 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.

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532 Jackson Street.
Milwaukee Wis:
19 June 1888.
Mr. Walt Whitman,


If no inconvenience will you please send me your autograph?

Very respectfully—
Edmund Blake

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


1. A line has been drawn through this letter in black ink. [back]


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