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Letter to John Swinton, February 2, 1863

Whitman, Walt. "Letter to John Swinton, February 2, 1863." Walt Whitman: The Correspondence. Ed. Edwin Haviland Miller. New York: New York University Press, 1961. 75-76.
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Whitman writes a letter to John Swinton, editor of the New York Times, drawing his attention to an article he has written about the military hospitals in Washington, D.C.

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To John Swinton

Address: John Swinton, | Care H. J. Raymond, |
Editor New York Times | New York | City.
Postmark: Washington | Feb | 2(?) | 1863 | D. C.
Washington | Feb. 23d, 1863
John, I write to call your attention to an article, (Times correspondence,) I have just written & sent about the Military Hospitals here—as they are so generally and sadly interesting to the public. You will easily recognize the article—I enclose you my address—write me a line about it, at your leisure—(to-morrow or next day.)
Is William in New York—or where?
The article is to be paid for.

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Swinton, William [pages:76]

Whitman asks John Swinton how his brother William Swinton is doing.