The unofficial biographer of the Pfaff’s crowd, William Winter was born in coastal Massachusetts, and his mother died
Glowing remarks about the freshness and inimitability of Whitman's published work.
Clapp is a probably author of this review given his role as editor of the Saturday Press and his commitment to promoting Whitman's poetry.
Winter includes this review in one of his scrapbooks from the early 1860s (held at the Folger Shakespeare Library) alongside other articles that he wrote for the Saturday Press at the time, suggesting that he, and not Henry Clapp, is the author.
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