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

Date: October 23, 1874 or 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), 2:348. 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.00379

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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