Title: Walt Whitman to Peter Doyle, 22 January 
Date: January 22, 1876
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:20. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library
Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00385
Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
431 Stevens st.
All is going on with me full as comfortably as I can expect. A dark, drizzly, very slippery day here—Keeps me in. Your papers & letter rec'd.
This postcard bears the address, "Pete Doyle, | M street South—bet 4½
& 6th | Washington, D.C." It is postmarked: "Camden | Jan | 22 | N.J.;
Carrier | 23 | Jan | 8 PM."
This postcard appears to have been written one week after Whitman's January 22, 1876 letter to Doyle, as evidenced by the descriptions of Whitman's health and of the weather. [back]