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[Now, trumpeter]

  • Whitman Archive Title: [Now, trumpeter]
  • Whitman Archive ID: tex.00081
  • Repository: Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Walt Whitman Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Box: bv2
  • Series: Works, 1846-1913 and undated
  • Repository Title: The Mystic Trumpeter
  • Date: about 1872
  • Genre: poetry
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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  • Content: Nine draft lines, uncorrected, of section 8 of "The Mystic Trumpeter," a poem first published in The Kansas Magazine in February 1872. It was reprinted in As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872), Two Rivulets (1876), and subsequent editions of Leaves of Grass. On the verso, someone—perhaps a collector or archivist—jotted a note about "From Noon to Starry Night" and "The Mystic Trumpeter."

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