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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 23 October [1874 or 1875]

Date: October 23, 1874 or 1875

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00379

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), 2:348. 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
N. Jersey/
Oct. 23.1

Had a very bad fall & shock about 11 days ago—laid me up a week or more—but am around again now—not much different now—bad spells enough—



1. This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South, bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Philadelphia | Oct | 23 | Pa.; Carrier | Oct | 24 | (?)." [back]


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