Wilde to Whitman

Letter from Oscar Wilde to Walt Whitman, written March 1, 1882, Chicago, IL.

Partial transcription:

Before I leave America I must see you again—there is no one in this wide great world of America whom I love and honour so much. With warm affection, and honorable admiration, Oscar Wilde

For Wilde's second meeting with Whitman see notes at Philadelphia, May 10, 1882.

Before I leave America I must see you again

Source: : Library of Congress, Washington DC.

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