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

Date: June 10, 1874

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00345

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), 2:303. 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.
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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