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Title: Walt Whitman to John Swinton, [12 July 1871 (?)]

Date: July 12, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: prc.00027

Source: Private collection of William E. Barton Estate. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, Volume V: 1890–1892, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:293. 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, and Zachary King

Editorial Office of the Galaxy, 40 Park Row,
New York.
Wednesday noon
12th 1

John Swinton

Will call at 12, noon, to-morrow, 13th, to see you—

Will also call at 6 this afternoon—

At Galaxy office—

Walt Whitman


1. The date of this note is conjectural, but "O Star of France" appeared in the June 1871 issue of the Galaxy, and Whitman was in New York in July 1871. [back]


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