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Notes from the Library in 7:1

Monroe M. Stearns
Oral Sumner Coad


"The Bible in the Wilderness" is based on "Recollections of an Emigrant's Family" about William Waith, a nineteenth century pastor who emigrated from England in 1832 and became a pastor in upstate New York. Article written by Monroe M. Sterans.


"Whitman as Parent" by Oral Sumner Coad.  One of the familiar problems in Walt Whitman's biography is that of the alleged children. An unpublished letter (May 4, 1895 by Richard Maurice Bucke) in the Rutgers library shelds some light on the matter.

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