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Walt Whitman to John H. Johnston, 26 October [1882]


I have been quite sick for ten days—& am yet—but nothing serious—Shall be about as usual in a week at farthest2

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  • 1. This post card is addressed: J H Johnston | Jeweler | 150 Bowery | New York City. It is postmarked: Camden | Oct | 26 | 8 PM | N.J.; P O | 10-2(?)-82 | 6 I A | N.Y. [back]
  • 2. Johnston called on Whitman in Camden on October 10 accompanied by an Australian friend, John W. Tilton. On the following day the poet sent to Johnston a copy of Leaves of Grass for Tilton and a copy of Specimen Days for Mrs. Johnston (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]
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