Original records created by the American Antiquarian Society; revised and
expanded by the Walt Whitman Archive and the
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Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, the
Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Title: A Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscript from the Bolton-Stanwood Family Papers, American Antiquarian Society
Collection Number: Mss. Dept., Mss. boxes "B", Octavo vols. "B"
Creator: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Repository: American Antiquarian Society
The American Antiquarian Society has one Walt Whitman poetry manuscript.
Subjects: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century
Whitman Archive Title: Ship
Whitman Archive ID: aas.00001
Repository ID: octavo vol. 28, p.103
Date: January 2, 1891
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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Content: This is a late draft of "Ship Ahoy!," first published in Youth's Companion on March 12, 1891. The draft is relatively clean, though there are some differences between this manuscript and the published poem. On the verso of the manuscript is a cancelled letter to Whitman from William S. Ingram, dated December 24, 1890.
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