Complete Prose Works of Walt Whitman

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Author: Walt Whitman
Language: English
Wordcount: 234,534 / 701 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,669
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Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Non-fiction, Essays
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rpose; and if you will be satisfied with them, authentic in date-occurrence and fact simply, and told my own way, garrulous-like, here they are. I shall not hesitate to make extracts, for I catch at anything to save labor; but those will be the best versions of what I want to convey.

GENEALOGY--VAN VELSOR AND WHITMAN

The later years of the last century found the Van Velsor family, my mother's side, living on their own farm at Cold Spring, Long Island, New York State, near the eastern edge of Queen's county, about a mile from the harbor.[2] My father's side--probably the fifth generation from the first English arrivals in New England--were at the same time farmers on their own land--(and a fine domain it was, 500 acres, all good soil, gently sloping east and south, about one-tenth woods, plenty of grand old trees,) two or three miles off, at West Hills, Suffolk county. The Whitman name in the Eastern States, and so branch and South, starts undoubtedly from one John Whitman, born 1602, in Old Engl

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