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

Date: December 23, 1869

Source: 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.

Location: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00291

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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