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Autograph letter signed by Walt Whitman  

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Letter from Walt Whitman, inviting the unnamed correspondent to visit him

Whitman, Walt

Camden, New Jersey


Sept. 22 [no year]


Autograph letter signed by Walt Whitman. 15 lines, in ink, one one side of sheet of writing paper. 20x13.5 cm (8x5½").

Whitman writes, "Dear Sir, Seeing your arrival & temporary stoppage are announced in the paper, I send you my address, in hope you may give me a call. It is very easy to get to, by Market St. ferry. Walt Whitman. I shall be in, every day this week from 9 till 11, & from 2 to 4." The letter is headed "431 Stevens St., cor. West. Camden, N. Jersey, Sept. 22." Handsomely written and very desirable for its inviting content. A fine example of Whitman’s autograph. 

Lot Amendments

Old folds, mounting stub on verso, a few verso repairs one restoring the missing top corner; very good, boldly and clearly written and signed.

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