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Title: Richard A. Stuart to Walt Whitman, 15 October 1885

Date: October 15, 1885

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03697

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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Lecture & Dramatic Agent,

New York,
Oct 15 1885

Walt Whitman
Camden, N. J.
Dear Sir—

The writer desires to get up a course of lectures & readings to be given in this city this Winter by some of our prominent authors and desires to know if you would consider a proposition to read at one of the meetings several of your short poems?

Should the foregoing in any way meet your views I shall be pleased by future correspondence to discuss dates—terms and any other detail.

Trusting this will find you in good health, and thanking you in advance for an early & favorable reply—I am

Your Obt Servant
Richd A. Stuart

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