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Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 19 March [1875]

Think I am getting round to my former state—(Still some bad spells)—go out when the weather permits—hope confidently for better times when the spring opens—card & paper came—



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    This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M st South, bet 4½ & 6th, | Washington, D. C." It is postmarked: "Camden | (?) | 19 | N.J."

    This and Whitman's March 26, 1875 letter to Doyle were written on Fridays, if the year is correct. In both notes Whitman seems to refer to the serious relapse in February 1875. The latter card alludes to Doyle's new, but temporary, position in Baltimore; see also Whitman's June 25, 1875 letter to Doyle.

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