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Title: Walt Whitman to Edward T. Potter, 28 December 1887

Date: December 28, 1887

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 4:138. 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.00555

Contributors to digital file: Ryan Furlong, Stefan Schöberlein, Caterina Bernardini, and Stephanie Blalock

328 Mickle Street
Camden New Jersey1
Dec. 28 '87

Thanks, my dear friend, for your kind letter & (Christmas) contents—I am ab't as usual—

Walt Whitman

Edward Tuckerman Potter (1831–1904) was a prominent American architect.


1. This letter is addressed: Edward T Potter | 26 S 38th Street | New York City. It is postmarked: Camden, N.J. | Dec 2(?) | 6 PM | 87; F | 12-30-87 | 6 A | N.Y. [back]


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