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Title: William Carey to Walt Whitman, 25 July 1888

Date: July 25, 1888

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01221

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.

Editorial note: The annotation, "Wm Carey," is in the hand of Walt Whitman.

Contributors to digital file: Jeannette Schollaert, Ian Faith, Caterina Bernardini, and Stephanie Blalock

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25 July 1888

My dear Mr Whitman:

I hope you are getting stronger and that November Boughs will find you well.

Yours sincerely
William Carey

William Carey (1858–1901) worked for many years in a mission school for young men, and he was employed in the Editorial Department of The Century Magazine (William H. McElroy, "The Late William Carey," The New York Times [November 2, 1901], 27).


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