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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 2 October [1875]

Date: October 2, 1875

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00372

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), 2:341. 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.
Oct. 2.1

Have had just a slightly more encouraging week—though slightly—strength gets a little more reliable (has been very poor,) will try to send you some definite word soon about coming—



1. This piece of correspondence is addressed, "Pete Doyle, | M street South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C. " It is postmarked: "Camden | Oct | 2 | N.J."

The projected visit to Washington makes the year almost positive.  [back]


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