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Title: E. J. Smith to Walt Whitman, 22 December 1891

Date: December 22, 1891

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03671

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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Tacoma, Washington,

Dec. 22d 1891.

Mr. Walt Whitman,
Dear Sir.

Please allow a 'Brooklyn' boy, who is three thousand miles from home, join with your numerous friends,—to whom "Leaves of Grass" shall be ever green and pleasant memories of you—in wishing that this happy season may also bring to you pleasure and that peaceful repose which the evening of your long and useful life entitles you.

Believe me, Sir.
Sincerely.
E. J. Smith

Tacoma, Wash.


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