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Walt Whitman to William Sloane Kennedy, 28 November 1882

I have just returned from a two week's visit down in the Jersey woods where I go occasionally1—& find your most interesting "Whittier"2—Thank you heartily—I am again about as usual in health—

Walt Whitman


  • 1. Whitman was with the Staffords at Glendale from November 18 to 27 (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.) [back]
  • 2. Kennedy's John Greenleaf Whittier (Boston: S. E. Cassino, 1882). [back]
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