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Walt Whitman to Kenningale Cook, 11 February 1886

 brn.00002.001_large.jpg My dear K C

I send you the two Volumes, same mail with this,1 (same address as this note)—The price is one pound two shillings, which please remit me in post office order—I am ab't​ as usual of late, bodily disabled, but in good heart.

Walt Whitman  brn.00002.002_large.jpg

Kenningale Robert Cook (1845–1886) was editor of the Dublin University Magazine, and he was married to popular Victorian novelist Mabel Collins (Marion Meade, Madame Blavatsky: The Woman Behind the Myth [New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1980], 390). Cook was also the author of The Fathers of Jesus: A Study of the Lineage of the Christian Doctrine and Traditions, 2 vols. (London: K. Paul, Trench & Co., 1886).


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