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Title: Camden and Atlantic Railroad Company to Walt Whitman, 25 January 1881

Date: January 25, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05170

Source: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, 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.

Contributors to digital file: Nicole Gray, Stefan Schöberlein, and Kirsten Clawson

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Office of the Secretary and Treasurer,1
Camden, N. J.,
Jany 25 1881.

Walt Whitman Esq
Dear Sir:

Enclosed herewith please find Complimentary Pass over this Road for the present year.

Please acknowledge receipt, and oblige2


1. Whitman composed a draft of the poem "As Consequent, Etc." (first published in the 1881 Leaves of Grass) on the back of this form letter. [back]

2. The rest of the letter has been cut off. [back]


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