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Walt Whitman to John Burroughs, 20 September [1878]

Am well as usual, & getting along all right—Came up yesterday from ten days down at the Jersey farm & creek—I send you some English papers which I wish return'd to me (especially the Times)2—Your card rec'd.



  • 1. This letter bears the address: John Burroughs | Esopus-on-Hudson | New York. It is postmarked: Camden | Sep | 20 | N.J. [back]
  • 2. In commenting upon William Cullen Bryant's death, the London Times had referred to Whitman. See the letter from Whitman to Josiah Child of August 9, 1878. On September 9, 1878, Whitman noted receipt of the article from Josiah Child (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]
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