In Whitman's Hand


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Title: Spinal idea of a Lesson

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00134

Source: Trent Collection of Whitmaniana, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Transcribed from digital images of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note(s): At one point, this manuscript likely formed part of Whitman's cultural geography scrapbook.

Contributors to digital file: Ashlyn Stewart and Kevin McMullen

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? Spinal idea of a "Lesson"

Founding a new American Religion (? No Religion)

That which is comprehensive enough to include all the Doctrines & Sects—and give them all places and chances, each after its kind.—

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