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Title: William R. Thayer to Walt Whitman, 26 June 1883

Date: June 26, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04278

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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607 Chestnut Street,
Gibson Peacock,
F. L. Fetherston,
Francis Wells,
Chas. Heber Clark,
Wm. F. McCully.
June 26 1883

Dear Sir,

I am collecting material for an article upon the late Sidney Lanier, a true American singer, whose early death is much to be regretted. I take the liberty of asking you if you have preserved a letter which Lanier wrote you. If so, may I see it, or may I have a copy thereof?

Yours truly
William R. Thayer
To Walt Whitman, Esq.
Camden, N.J.


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