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Institute for Museum and Library Services.
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;
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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American Antiquarian Society
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Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1634