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Title: Peter Doyle to Walt Whitman, 23 September 1868

Date: September 23, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00361

Source: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. 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.

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Washington 7½ o clock Evening
Sept '68

Dear Walt

As i send this I am getting ready to go to the Theatre to see the Black Crook nothing new today but the Weather Very Wet & Stormy & i am afraid to Venture to work until the Storm is past just received your letter of the 20th about ten minutes ago i cant Explain the Pleasure i experience from your letters

Farewell my good & true Friend,
Pete the Great

23 Sept '68 Dear Walt Pete


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