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

Date: October 2, 1875

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:341. 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.00372

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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