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Title: Walt Whitman to Kitty Johnston, [1885?]

Date: 1885

Whitman Archive ID: loc.02583

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: Kirsten Clawson, Stefan Schöberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

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for Kitty1—with W W's love


1. This and two other Christmas cards appear to have been sent to the Johnston children sometime during the 1880s. The first, to Harold Johnston, is dated March 26; on the back of the second, to Calder Johnston, the following is written in an unknown hand: "about 1885." [back]


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