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Title: E. L. Townley to Walt Whitman, 3 July 1891

Date: July 3, 1891

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04233

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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Psalm 30.
Newark1
Friday July 3d / 91

Acts 3. 6.2
Matt–11. 28. also 25. to end
—12. 18. to 22.
—20. 9. 16.
Joel 2. 28. 29. 32.
John 4. 14. 23. 24.
—6. 40. 63.
—17. 25.
—12 24.

To all appearance the trees and plants are dead in winter but are they dont they all become bright and green in The Spring.

Psalm 42. Psalm 115.
—48. —117.
—113. 115.


E L Townley

123 Arlington St— Newark N. J.


Correspondent:
As yet we have no information about this correspondent.

Notes:

1. This letter is addressed: Mr Walt Whitman | Camden | N. J.; Call Truth Seekers On 28 Lafayette St N.J. | Please forward. It is postmarked: NEW YORK | JUL 6 | 630PM | D; NEW [illegible] | JUL 8 | [illegible] PM | 91 | N. J.; D | 7-9-91 | 4-1 [illegible] | N Y.; CAMDEN, N.J. | JUL | 7 | 9AM | 1891 | REC'D. [back]

2. Townley's letter to Whitman consists entirely of references to various biblical passages, including references to Acts, Matthew, John, Joel, and Psalms. [back]


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