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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 12 June [1874]

Date: June 12, 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), 2:305. 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.00346

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

431 Stevens st.
cor West.
N. Jersey.
June 12—5½ p.m.1

All about the same—I am standing the hot weather well—shall not go on to Boston, to the College.

W. W.


1. This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Peter Doyle, | M st. South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Philadelphia | Jun | (?); Carrier | 13 | Jun (?)| 8 AM."

The reference to Tufts College verifies the year. [back]


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