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Catalog of a Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscript in the Charles N. Elliot Collection, The Library of Congress

Original finding aid completed by the Library of Congress; revised and expanded by The Walt Whitman Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  • Whitman Archive Title: Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day The Publish'd Shame
  • Whitman Archive ID: loc.00093
  • Folder: Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day the Published Shame
  • Date: ca. 1873
  • Genre: poetry
  • Physical Description: 4 leaves, 21 x 13 cm, handwritten
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  • Content: Trial lines and rough draft of the first section of the poem "Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day the Publish'd Shame," first published in the New York Daily Graphic on March 5, 1873. It was not reprinted again during Whitman's lifetime.

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