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Title: G. Matthew Jr. to Walt Whitman, 12 January 1891

Date: January 12, 1891

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05860

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: Whitman wrote his January 17, 1891, letter to Canadian physician Richard Maurice Bucke on the back of this autograph request. See loc.05859.

Contributors to digital file: Blake Bronson-Bartlett, Amanda J. Axley, Marie Ernster, and Stephanie Blalock

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Jan 12th/91

Mr Walt Whitman
Dear Sir

I am making collection of autograph and it will not be complet without yours Will you kind Sir give me yours on enclosed card Hoping you will not refuse me.

Very Truly Yours
G Matthew Jr

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