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Title: Walt Whitman to Kristofer N. Janson, 26 March 1883

Date: March 26, 1883

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:334. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00446

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Kirsten Clawson, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey1
March 26 '83

Glad to hear from you again,2 & hope some day I shall meet you personally—Yes, I gladly consent to your putting "To Him that was Crucified" in your book.

Walt Whitman


1. This letter is addressed: [K]ristofer Janson | [1306] Franklin Ave. | [Mi]nneap[olis] | Minn:. It is postmarked: Camden | Mar | (?). [back]

2. Janson, a Unitarian clergyman and author, was born in Bergen, Norway, and went to Minneapolis in 1882. [back]


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