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Title: Walt Whitman to Anne Gilchrist, 2 April [1877]

Date: April 2, 1877

Whitman Archive ID: upa.00181

Source: Walt Whitman Collection, 1842–1957, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:82. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Anthony Dreesen, Eder Jaramillo, Kevin McMullen, Nicole Gray, and Kenneth Price

Monday evn'g April 21

Think of coming over to-morrow Tuesday (say by 1½ o'clock)—to stay perhaps till Thursday afternoon—



1. April 2 was on Monday in 1877. Walt Whitman did not record this visit in The Commonplace Book (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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