- Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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- Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
A manuscript fragment by Walt Whitman. The asterisk at the beginning of the text suggests this was an interpolation that has been mislaid from its original text. The fragment appears to be an early draft of the introductory paragraph for his poem "Prayer of Columbus. The item is undated, but "Prayer of Columbus" was published in early 1874, so it likely dates to the year earlier.
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