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Walt Whitman to Richard Watson Gilder, 13 June 1878


To Watson Gilder | at Scribner | 743 Bway

Am coming on to B[ryant]'s funeral1 Come to Johnstons Jewelery Store one fifty Bowery at nine oclock a m for me if convenient

Walt Whitman


  • 1. The decision to go to New York was impromptu (Specimen Days, ed. Floyd Stovall [New York: New York University Press, 1963], 165–167). William Cullen Bryant was buried on June 14. After the funeral Whitman attended a reception and tea given by Gilder (Specimen Days, 329). [back]
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