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Leland acknowledges that he initially helped Ward develop story ideas and also edited a few of his articles (235-36).
There was a mention of a rumor that Leland had been a frequenter of Pfaff's and that it was he who introduced Artemus Ward to the Bohemians.
Leland might have met Whitman in the 1850s at Pfaff's.
Leland recalls spending time as a youth with Du Solle while both were living in Congress Hall, a hotel in Philadelphia.
O'Brien describes Leland as "fantastic, and frequently inimitable."
Leland befriended Whitman in the 1870's (506). Whitman admired Leland for his "easy association with 'Bohemians and bummers'" (507-508).
The Vault at Pfaff's
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