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Title: Walt Whitman to Henry H. Clark, 19 September 1881

Date: September 19, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01296

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.

Notes for this letter were created by Whitman Archive staff and/or were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), and supplemented or updated by Whitman Archive staff.

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8 Bulfinch Place Boston
Sept: 19th pm '81

Dear Mr Clark1

I will come down myself to the office at 10½ to-morrow forenoon, (Tuesday) & bring all the proofs—also give you the copy of the contents pages—also title—I have been away since Saturday noon—out to Concord, to see Emerson—had a royal good time—dined with him yesterday—spent a good part of the day there—& only got back about two hours ago.

Walt Whitman


1. See the letter from Walt Whitman to Louisa Orr Whitman of August 27, 1881[back]


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