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Title: Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, [23 December 1869]

Date: December 23, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00291

Source: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:92. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad


I wish to send a little box of grapes to Nelly—please go down to the Central Produce store on the N. side Avenue bet. 10th & 11th sts & get them when you go to dinner—



1. Endorsed (by O'Connor), "Dec. 23, 1869." [back]


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