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Title: Walt Whitman to Harold Johnston, 26 March [1885?]

Date: March 26, 1885

Whitman Archive ID: loc.02437

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.

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Vince Moran, Eder Jaramillo, Nicole Gray, and Stefan Schöberlein

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for Harold1 with WW's love (26th March)

Season's Greetings

We wish you all a merry time

May peace and happiness be thine.


1. This and two other Christmas cards appear to have been sent to the Johnston children sometime during the 1880s. The first, to Kitty Johnston, is undated; on the back of the second, to Calder Johnston, the following is written in an unknown hand: "about 1885." [back]


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