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Title: Walt Whitman to William D. O'Connor, 5 April [1883]

Date: April 5, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00488

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), 3:337. 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

April 5 p m

Proof arrived promptly & safely. All shall be carefully attended to2

W. W.


1. This letter is addressed: Wm D O'Connor | Life Saving Service | Treasury | Washington D C. It is postmarked: Philadelphia | Pa. | Apr 5 83 | 5 30 PM; Washington, Recd. | Apr | 6 | 4 30 AM | 1883(?) | 2. [back]

2. O'Connor sent a list of typographical errors on April 4 (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; Horace Traubel, With Walt Whitman in Camden, Wednesday, April 25, 1888, 67–68). [back]


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