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Title: John Burroughs to Walt Whitman, 9 August [1882]

Date: August 9, 1882

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01181

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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Aug 9th

We are home again all well & very glad to be back; had a fine passage over. I have never heard from you since I left home. Drop me a line how & where you are & how the battle of the book goes on. I saw Wm O'C.s letters in the Tribune—two of them.



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