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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, [1877(?)]

Date: 1877

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04044

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.

Notes for this letter were created by Whitman Archive staff and/or were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), and supplemented or updated by Whitman Archive staff.

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Eder Jaramillo, Kevin McMullen, and Nicole Gray

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James M Scovel
113 Arch Street
9½ a m

(Come over by Market st ferry—about 80 rods from the Camden landing ferry)1


1. This note, probably directing an acquaintance to a Sunday morning breakfast at Scovel's home, was written on the verso of an invitation to a farewell reception for the sculptor, W. W. Story, on December 24, 1877. [back]


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