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Title: Bret Harte to Walt Whitman, 13 April 1870

Date: April 13, 1870

Whitman Archive ID: loc.02301

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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ROOMS OF The Overland Monthly
San Francisco.

Apl 13th

My dear sir,

I fear that the "Passage to India" is a poem too long and too abstract for the hasty and material minded readers of the O. M..

With many thanks, I am
Your obt svt
F. Bret Harte
Ed. O. M.

Mr. Walt Whitman
Washington D.C.


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