Scope and Content

Refers to: 2 letters received from Wallace's [Bolton] fellowship; his reports on Whitman's condition, which he stresses should not alarm them; a copy of the Conservator which he is sending, commenting that their [financial] help is welcome for this publication which is produced at a loss; Whitman's 'Poetry of the Future' which he informs Wallace has always been in Specimen Days but under a different name ['Poetry to-day in America - Shakspere - the future'], as the poet was in the habit of constantly revising his work and altering titles; Whitman's current health and state of mind.

Dated at: Camden, New Jersey [USA].