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Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 2 July [1877]

Dear boy Pete

I still keep pretty well, & am again down here at the farm in the country, for a couple of weeks, & to stay over 4th of July. Nothing particularly new in my affairs. As I write this (Monday 10 a m) it is a beautiful bright breezy forenoon—& I am going now down to the creek & spring to take a bath—it is about 90 rods distant, & I walk there & back—Love, love, love,

Your old Walt

I still make my headquarters in Camden—

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