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Title: E. Warner to Walt Whitman, 22 March 1870

Date: March 22, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01972

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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see notes June 9 1888

Kings County Lunatic Asylum,
Flatbush, L. I.,

Mch 22d

Mr Walter Whitman
Dear Sir

Your brother Jesse Whitman died very suddenly yesterday from the rupture of an Aneurism. As it is uncertain whether this reaches you or not we shall bury the body to-morrow.

Yours Respectfully
E Warner
Assist. Phys.

announcing death of brother Jesse March 22, 1870

Jesse died March 21, 1870

E. Warner


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