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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, [25 December] 1875

Date: December 25, 1875

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Ted Genoways (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004), 7:43. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The location of this manuscript is unknown. Genoways's transcription is derived from a thank-you note written on a white card about the size of a nineteenth-century calling card, which appeared in an auction at Swann Galleries, New York, on October 11, 1990.

Whitman Archive ID: med.00701

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Jonathan Y. Cheng, Elizabeth Lorang, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

Christmas, 1875.

best respects, love, & thanks of

Walt Whitman

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


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