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Title: Emma M. String to Walt Whitman, 19 May 1881

Date: May 19, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01200

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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THOS. HANLON, D. D., Pres't.
Pennington, N.J.

May 19,

Walt Whitman, Esq.,
Dear Sir,

The ladies of the Callilogian Society of Pennington Seminary have just completed their hall, which to be dedicated after the Commencement exercises June 24th.

Among the many noted names suggested as a speaker for the occasion yours has been selected. Will you do us the honor of delivering our dedication address?

Please answer by return mail.

Yours Respectfully,
Miss Emma M. String
Cor. Sec. Callilogian Soc.


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