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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. Whitman drew a line through this letter in black ink. [back]


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