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

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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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