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[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ...

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[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ...

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[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ...
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)
Collection

Oscar Lion Collection

Walt Whitman. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman. I commenced Leaves of grass my thirty-sixth year

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1861 - 1870 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KLW+ (Whitman, W. Leaves of grass. 1855) Copy 4
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Content: Leaf is now separated from the remainder of the manuscript
Physical Description
Microforms
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 1767
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14291333
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 473ef010-c5d9-012f-78b8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1861: Created (Approximate)
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861 - 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fb9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fb9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1861 - 1870). [Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fb9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Ms. leaf recto] I am to-day, (May 31, 1861) just forty-two years of age — for I thought I would write ... I commenced Leaves of Grass my thirty-sixth year, by my publishing their first issue ...