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Maggie Biddle to Walt Whitman, 4 June 1890

 loc_jm.00432.jpg Dear Friend,

Just a "Birthday Greeting," from beyond the "Rockies," that you may have many happy returns.

Sincerely, Mrs. Noble T. Biddle San José Cal.  loc_jm.00433.jpg

Maggie Pepper Van Reed Biddle was a native of Pennsylvania and married Noble T. Biddle (1840–1902), a lawyer, in 1865. They lived in Elkton, Maryland, and then moved to San José, California, in 1881, where Mr. Biddle became a prominent attorney.

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