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Whitman in Boston, 1860, from the Letters of Franklin B Sanborn: He lodges in Boston at Snow s Hotel !

" near #o$er Street among the stage dri$ers %& for whom he has a strong good feeling'(

)"r' **, 1860, +on&ord, ,ass -o L.man at /aris 0esterda. 1Sat!rda.2 3 was abo!t Boston all da. from 6 ) , to 4 15* /',', saw 6ed"ath at his "!blishers, dined at ,r +larke s, saw ,rs 7a&kson %& 3 also met Walt Whitman, a!thor of Lea$es of 8rass, who is "!blishing a new edition of his book in Boston with man. additions b!t no omissions' He is a "lainl. dressed man of some 90 .ears with a great gra. beard and a r!dd. fa&e, wearing his shirt &ollar o"en with a bla&k silk handker&hief a la ,atelot, .et not looking so m!&h like a rowd. as like a serio!s and reser$ed thinker He lodges in Boston at Snow s Hotel !" near #o$er Street among the stage dri$ers %& for whom he has a strong good feeling His book will a""ear abo!t 1st ,a. He has ne$er been in :ew ;ngland before, he told me )t #r Howe s offi&e 3 met the #r', F' W' Bird and ,r Stearns, who are going to <ansas soon to look after the interests of so&iet. there 3t is not im"ossible that +a"t ,ontgomer. ma. be in b!siness this s!mmer in the 3ndian -erntor., near <ansas, along with 8ardner the res&!er of #r' #a. -here is said to be good im"lo.ment in that neighborhood' /age *9'

F' B' Sanborn' Young Reporter of Concord: a Checklist of F. B. Sanborn's Letters to Benjamin Smith L man! "#$%&"#'(! )ith *+tracts *mphasi,ing Life and Literar *-ents in the .orld of *merson! /horeau and 0lcott' <enneth Walter +ameron, editor' 1Hartford: -rans&endental Books, 1=>82'