Life & Letters

Correspondence

About this Item

Title: Katharine Cooper to Walt Whitman, 2 April 1891

Date: April 2, 1891

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04998

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.

Related item: On the verso of this autograph request, Whitman wrote a letter to his sister, Hannah Whitman Heyde, on April 20, 1891.

Contributors to digital file: Blake Bronson-Bartlett, Ian Faith, Andrew David King, and Stephanie Blalock



page image
image 1
page image
image 2


Santa Cruz1
April 2nd 91.

Walt Whitman, Esq.
Dear Sir:

Will you favor me with your autograph? I have quite a collection, but I prize the literary ones the most. I know you are often bothered in this way, but I hope that you will see fit to thus honor me

Yours Very Sincerely
Katharine Cooper

Mrs K. L. Cooper,
Santa Cruz, Cal.


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

Notes:

1. Whitman drew a line, in ink, through this autograph request. [back]


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Matt Cohen, Ed Folsom, & Kenneth M. Price, editors.