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

Date: March 26, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00446

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

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


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