Scope and Content

Refers to: the pamphlets he is trying to distribute; the work involved in arranging the dinner [presumably a dinner to mark the anniversary of Whitman's birthday on 31 May], to which he asks Wallace to send a representative; Anne and the baby [his daughter Gertrude, born in April]; the organisation of his third storey front room [in which he kept and sorted through many of Whitman's papers].

Dated at: Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA].