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Title: Unidentified Correspondent to Walt Whitman, 28 January 1884

Date: January 28, 1884

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00455

Source: The Walt Whitman Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Related item: Whitman tore this letter from an unidentified autograph seeker into scraps of paper that he then used to write notes. The verso of this partial letter includes the words "Supplement-Sands" written in Whitman's hand in blue crayon.

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Nicole Gray, Ian Faith, and Stephanie Blalock

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Lisbon N.H.
Jan 28th 1884.

Mr. Whitman

Will you please give me your autograph on the [card?] enclosed th [illegible] [illegible]thing1

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


1. Whitman has drawn a line down the center of this page through this partial letter. The remainder of the page has been cut away. [back]


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