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Title: Walt Whitman to Ellen M. O'Connor, 15 January [1876]

Date: January 15, 1876

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00384

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.
JanJan 15.1

Glad to get your letter, this morning. Am about as at last writing—every thing more favorable than unfavorable. John Burroughs is here on a visit. Cold & clear here, snow & sleighing—I am going out a little—



1. This letter bears the address, "Mrs E. M. O'Connor | 1015 O st. near 11th N.W. | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Jan | 15 | 10 PM; (?) | 16 | Jan | 8 AM." [back]


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