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Traubel refers to a letter received from Mrs [Elizabeth] Fairchild, enclosing a letter from writer, Harriet Waters Preston, in which she praises Whitman; he also refers to Mrs Fairchild herself, whom he loves although they have never met; Whitman also loved and respected her, and commented that after Mrs [Anne] Gilchrist he had known no such friend among women.

Dated at: Camden [New Jersey, USA].