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Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 16 June [1879]


Have just got back here—All right—have been in (& around) New York ever since I saw you that night—have had a good time—I send you a paper3—yours regularly rec'd​ —So long—

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  • 1. This postal card is addressed: Pete Doyle | M Street South—bet 4½ & 6th | Washington | D C. It is postmarked: Camden | (?) | 17 | N.J. [back]
  • 2. The year is confirmed by the reference to the post card in Whitman's Commonplace Book and by his recent New York trip (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]
  • 3. Whitman sent a copy of "Three Young Men's Deaths" (Whitman's Commonplace Book). [back]
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