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Walt Whitman to Deaf and Dumb Callers, 22 January 1889

Glad to see you—the doctor prohibits callers nearly altogether—but I suppose because they talk too much—wh' I find you do not—but I can only say Hail—& good bye—

Walt Whitman

Little is known about these correspondents who seemingly visited Whitman in Camden. Whitman likely wrote this note to communicate with his visitors, who could neither hear nor speak.

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