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Refers to: Gertrude who has been pronounced seriously ill with "the grip" by [Daniel] Longaker [the doctor who also tended Whitman]; a package he intends to send to Wallace; a forthcoming lecture by [the famous agnostic Robert Green] Ingersoll, at which he hopes to meet the speaker afterwards; recent letters received from [Dr R.M.] Bucke.

Dated at: Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA].