Scope and Content

Refers to: the controversy which is raging about Whitman, and criticism of his work which is appearing in various publications; the "battle" he is engaged in on Whitman's behalf, claiming that those in error will ultimately see their side of the argument and be led to peace; his article on Whitman in Lippincott's [Magazine]; Whitman's warnings about championing him, and his ultimate faith in Traubel.

Dated at: Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA].