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Title: Louis Kelley to Walt Whitman, 1 October 1889

Date: October 1, 1889

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05873

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 has drawn three lines through this letter from Louis Kelley. On the back, he wrote a letter to Richard Maurice Bucke dated January 18–19, 1890. See loc.05872.

Contributors to digital file: Blake Bronson-Bartlett, Caterina Bernardini, Breanna Himschoot, and Stephanie Blalock

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Oct. 1, 1889

Mr Walt Whitman
Camden, N.J.
Dear Sir:—

I would be highly pleased to receive your autograph to place in my collection, and hope you will do me the honor of favoring me with it.

Resp'y yours,
Louis Kelley

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