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Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 15 January [1876]

Date: January 15, 1876

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00383

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), 3:19. 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
Jan 15.1

Nothing very new or different. Was much relieved when I heard you was out of that smash up on the road. John Burroughs is here on a visit—we have just had dinner—Cold & wintry here, but bright & clear—I go out some—your letter & paper came—am feeling quite comfortable—



1. This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South bet 4½ & 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Jan | 15 | N.J.; Carrier | 16 | Jan | 8 AM." [back]


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