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Title: Henry W. Armstrong to Walt Whitman, 21 June [1888–1891]

Date: June 21, [1888–1891]

Whitman Archive ID: loc.08297

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, "mā–lā mā–lāȳ," is in an unknown hand.

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June 21

Hon. Walt Whitman:
Dear Sir;

As I am collecting the autographs of distinguished persons I would like to add your signature to my collection—if you will be so kind as to send it to me.

Yours truly,
Henry W. Armstrong

P.O. Box 312 Trenton, N. Jersey

Little is known about Henry W. Armstrong. According to the New Jersey State Census records of 1885 and 1895, Armstrong lived in Trenton, New Jersey, with his wife Katherine M. Armstong.


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