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Title: Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, 18 March [1883]

Date: March 18, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00484

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), 3:333. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Kirsten Clawson, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

March 18

Returned proofs all arrived safe—You shall have a revise2—may take five days—possibly more—all goes well—

W. W.


1. This letter is endorsed: "Answ'd March 19/83." It is addressed: Wm D O'Connor | care Dr: W F Channing | 98 Congdon Street | Providence | Rhode Island | P O Box | 393. It is postmarked: Camden | Mar | 18 | 6 PM | N.J.; Providence | (?) | 18 | (?) PM | R.I. [back]

2. With his usual insistence, O'Connor wrote on March 17, "Do let me have a revise" (Horace Traubel, With Walt Whitman in Camden, Friday, March 15, 1889 , 355). [back]


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