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Title: William C. Bryant to Walt Whitman, [16 October 1884]

Date: October 16, 1884

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05562

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.

Editorial note: The annotation, "In the deepest," is in an unknown hand.

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Stefan Schöberlein, Ian Faith, Kyle Barton, and Nicole Gray

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May God bless you & keep you!1

Your friend
Wm C. Bryant

William C. Bryant (1830–1898), a lawyer and president of the Buffalo Historical Society, was responsible for placing the remains of Red Jacket and other Senecan chiefs in Forest Lawn Cemetery.


1. The bottom of this note has been torn away. On the back Whitman wrote and then crossed out a partial line: "In the deepest." [back]


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