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Henry Austin to Walt Whitman, 8 December 1890

 loc_tb.00231.jpg Dear Sir,

I have sent you by this mail a little book of verses as a slight token of my Esteem. I hope that you may find something in the book worthy of your consideration.

I have the honor to be Your most obedient servant, Henry Austin Boston  loc_tb.00228.jpg  loc_tb.00229.jpg

Henry Willard Austin (b. 1858), a Boston journalist, may have sent this letter to Whitman. Austin published Vagabond Verses (Boston: J. Stilman Smith & Co.) in 1890, which may be the work mentioned in this letter.

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