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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 24 April [1874]

Date: April 24, 1874

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00337

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), 2:294. 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, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st. / cor West. / Camden, N.J.
April 24—12 noon1

Yours of 23d just rec'd—Nothing new or different with me. Come—When you once find the way you'll discover its very easy—A bright pleasant forenoon here at last. Am going out now.



1. This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Apr | 24 | N.J."

Since Whitman wrote about Doyle's first visit to Camden on March 23, March 26–27, and May 22, 1874, this postcard can be dated 1874. [back]


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