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Title: Walt Whitman to Thomas Nicholson [?], [12 October 1881]

Date: October 12, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: yal.00115

Source: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. 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.

Notes for this letter were created by Whitman Archive staff and/or were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), and supplemented or updated by Whitman Archive staff.

Editorial note: The annotation, "Probably written 1881," is in the hand of Richard Maurice Bucke.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray

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Wednesday Noon1

Tom here is a New York paper with an acc't of the great Cricket Match between the Canadians and Americans—I thought you might like to read

I find I have no photo: here like the one I gave Tom Bradley, but I have some home, & when I go back to Camden, I will send you one sure.



1. According to the New York Times, the Canadians defeated an American cricket team on October 11. October 12 was on Wednesday in 1881. [back]


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