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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 22 April [1878]

Date: April 22, 1878

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01674

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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April 22 3 p m

Am getting better—have had a bad time—shoulder grumbles a little now & then (rheumatism) but I feel much better—strength improving—& expect to soon be about as before—thankful for that—Nothing very new in affairs—I get along—Still think of coming to W. for a month or so



1. This postcard bears the address: Pete Doyle | M Street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington | D C. It is postmarked: Camden | Apr | 22 | N.J. [back]


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