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Traubel inquires whether [Dr John] Johnston will sell him copies of all the Whitman portraits he has made, so he can frame them for his wall, as well as one of [John] Burroughs. He has just returned from a visit to Whitman, and describes their talk and Whitman's current good health; he describes the weather and the view of fields from his window; and mentions a report on [Whitman's] tomb made by one Reeder.