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Catalog of the Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscript at The Walt Whitman House in Camden

Original finding aid completed by The Walt Whitman Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Individual items at this repository

  • Whitman Archive Title: You tides with ceaseless swell and ebb.
  • Whitman Archive ID: wwh.00001
  • Date: about 1884
  • Genre: poetry
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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  • Content: This manuscript is a draft of the poem, "You Tides With Ceaseless Swell." Writing on the verso (which is made up of fragments of several letters, dated between 1871–1884) indicates that the manuscript was probably created sometime in or after 1884. "You Tides With Ceaseless Swell" is one of eight poems in the "Fancies at Navesink" sequence, which first appeared in print in the August 1885 issue of Nineteenth Century .

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