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Traubel describes his feelings in the aftermath of Whitman's death; he has not written much; [R.M.] Bucke is with him still, although [John] Burroughs has returned home; he feels it will be a long time before he becomes adjusted to the situation; he is to have all Whitman's papers sent to his house the following day. He comments on how little the professional world knows of Whitman, and mentions that he has received no real messages apart from Harry Bonsall's.

Dated at: Camden [New Jersey, USA].