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Title
Ms. leaf verso.
Collection

Whitman, Walt. "The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph draft (fragment) of poem, unsigned and dated midnight, Sept. 19-20, 1881. 2 p.

Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Notes
Ownership: With crossed out lines on recto. With note at top to Mr. Clarke regarding the setup and proof. Accompanied by: Garfield, James A. ALS to Edward Jarvis. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1869. 1 p.Cased.
Content: Manuscript drafts written in black ink on faded white paper, all cancelled by Whitman. Manuscript mounted as a set-in into larger sheet so that both recto and verso are visible; followed by 37 blank leaves and marbled back endpapers.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 91e96cf0-c623-012f-8e5f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Ms. leaf verso.