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Hannah L. Taylor to Walt Whitman, 10 December 1880

 loc_ej.00929c.jpg Mr. Walt Whitman: Respected Sir,

Your kindness was received and I hopefully appreciated this evening.

Please accept my sincere thanks for your favor.

Very gratefully yours Hannah L. Taylor Cambridge, N.J.  loc_ej.00928.jpg


  • 1. This letter was crossed out, pasted to another letter, and repurposed by Whitman. On the back he wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]
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