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Title: Walt Whitman to Washington Friends, 13 September 1869

Date: September 13, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: prc.00023

Source: Private collection of Gilbert S. McClintock. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:89. 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, Ashley LAwson, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

September 13, 1869.

My friends,1

I shall return to Washington either on Wednesday next, 15th or Thursday, 16th—Shall probably come in the train which gets in at 10:15 p.m.

Walt Whitman


1. Probably associates in the Attorney General's office. [back]


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