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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 10 June [1874]

Date: June 10, 1874

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:303. 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.00345

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

431 Stevens st.
N. Jersey.
June 10.1

Your letter & paper came to-day. Am standing the extreme hot weather very well indeed so far—am about as usual, (& better than when you saw me)—



1. This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Pete Doyle | M st. South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Philadelphia | Jun | 10 | 10 PM | (?); Carrier | 11 | Jun (?)| (?) AM."

Doyle's visit to Whitman establishes the year. [back]


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