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Walt Whitman to John T. Trowbridge, 31 August 1865

My dear friend,

I have just received your note.

I should be truly glad to see you—perhaps best to call at Att'y Gen's office,1 Treasury Building—say from 1/2 past 10 to 12, soon as convenient after receiving this.

Walt Whitman


  • 1. After being dismissed from his job in the Department of the Interior by Secretary James Harlan, Whitman began working in the Attorney General's office at the beginning of July 1865. [back]
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