"St. Kavin" was one of Carman's poetic characters. Carman signs himself "White Gull," in reference to his poem of that name, which was dedicated to "M.S.P." (Minnie Sophia Prat) and published in The Independent, 4 August 1892.
Original letter (with other Bliss Carman correspondence) at Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University, donated by William Inglis Morse, 1943.
Date: Published in William Inglis Morse, Bliss Carman Bibliography (Windham, Conn., 1941)
Reference: Nova Scotia Archives PS8455 A72 Z7, opp. p. 58
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