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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 5 June [1874]

Date: June 5, 1874

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00344

Source: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:302–303. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st.
N. Jersey.
June 5.1

Am getting along somewhat better last two days—As I write this, (3 p. m.) have had my dinner—& shall probably go out an hour or two toward sundown—



1. Address: Peter Doyle, | M street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D. C.

Postmarks: Camden | (?)| 5 | N.J.; Carrier | 6 | Jun | 8 AM.

Observe the similarities between this post card and Whitman's June 5, 1874 letter to John Burroughs. [back]


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