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Walt Whitman to Karl Knortz, 15 November 1882

The return'd Scribner, R Schmidt's book, the Danish papers &c. received. I think neither John Burroughs's Notes or O'Connor's pamphlet is now for sale. I send you (same mail with this) Specimen Days which please keep as a little present from me. (See pp. 316, '17 Specimen Days.)2 Dr R M Bucke, of London, Ontario, Canada, is preparing a book about me, in which he is going to reprint O'Connor's pamphlet3

Walt Whitman


  • 1. This letter is addressed: Karl Knortz | cor: Morris Av: & 155th St: | New York City. It is postmarked: Camden | Nov | 15 | 12 M | N.J.; P.O. | 11-15-82 | 5 P | N.Y. [back]
  • 2. Whitman's letter to John Fitzerald Lee of December 20, 1881. [back]
  • 3. The Good Gray Poet was reprinted in Bucke's Walt Whitman (Philadelphia: David McKay, 1883), 99–132. [back]
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