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Unidentified Correspondent to Walt Whitman, 18 April 1889

 loc_no.00101.jpg Mr. Walt Whitman Dear Sir,

In common with many others I am already under a debt of gratitude to you, but I ask one thing further. Will you kindly[cut away]1


As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


  • 1. The rest of this letter has been cut away, and it is uncertain if the missing part is extant. Whitman likely wrote additional notes on the back of the bottom half of the letter. The correspondent is unknown, but the purpose of the letter seems to be to ask for Whitman's autograph. [back]
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