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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 17 July [1874]

Date: July 17, 1874

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00349

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), 2:309. 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.
Friday noon
July 17.1

Your last rec'd. As I write am quite comfortable—but have been pretty sick the past week, by spells.



1. This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Peter Doyle, | M st. South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Jul | 17 | N.J.: Carrier | 18 | Jul | 8 AM." [back]


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