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Title: Europe bounded

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Between 1850 and 1860

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00674

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: Lauren Grewe, Nicole Gray, Ty Alyea, Matt Cohen, and Kevin McMullen

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  • bounded
north Arctic ocean
west—Black sea, Caspian, Caucasus mts.—Caspian sea, Ural river & mts (Asia)
South Mediterranean
  • Countries
—Iceland, 60,000
—Norway, 1,328,000
—Sweden, 3,440,000
—Denmark, 2,300,000
—Russia, in Europe, 54,000,000
—England, 18,000,000 (inc. Wales)
—Scotland, 2,889,000
—Ireland, 6,516,000
—France, 36,000,000
—Spain, 14,000,000
—Austria 36,515,000
—Netherlands 3,363,000
—Belgium, 4,360,000
—Switzerland 2,390,000
—Sardinia, 5,000,000
Rome 3,000,000
Naples 9,000,000
—(Hungary 11,000,000
—(Venice & Lombardy 5,000,000
—Germany, Bavaria,
—Wurtemberg, Baden,
—Saxony, 2,000,000
(Greece [22?]1,100,000
Parma Sicily

  • Seas
White Sea north Russia
North sea
English Channel
Bay of Biscay
Baltic, between Sweden & Russia
Gulf of Bothnia ditto
Gulf of Venice, (Medit)
Black sea (south Russia)
Caspian (south west)
Zuyder zee ^a great bay in the Netherlands
The Schelt

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Some Two Ssamples of Voltaires writings.—

[Translated from his Philosophical Dictionary.]

(set what is marked on pages 173 and 174)

tTranslated from the same


[(set what?] [cut away]


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