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Authors

Louis Szathmary

Abstract

Describes three items owned by the article's author (a respected chef from Chicago) related to both Whitman and food: an engraving of what may be Whitman in a Civil War soup line, a previously known but lost letter from Whitman to his sister-in-law Louisa Orr Whitman, and a dinner menu from the "Complimentary Dinner given in honor of Whitman's 70th birthday"; includes "an authentic recipe for the main entree" at the dinner.

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Copyright © 1985 The University of Iowa

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