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Grey is a possible writer of the "Ellen Eyre" letter.
Allen writes that in the spring of 1862, Whitman may have had an affair with a woman who is identified only as "Ellen Eyre."
Ellen Eyre is the pen name of a woman who wrote Whitman a love letter that was delivered to Pfaff's on Tuesday, March 25, 1862.
Reynolds interprets a letter sent to Whitman signed with this name to suggest that the sender and Whitman had been intimate the previous night.
The Vault at Pfaff's
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