Title: Walt Whitman to Frederic Almy, 30 October 1880
Date: October 30, 1880
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:190–191. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: University at Buffalo
Whitman Archive ID: buf.00001
Contributors to digital file: Courtney Rebecca Lawton, Alicia Bones, Stefan Schoeberlein, Nicole Gray, and Elizabeth Lorang
Camden New Jersey
Oct: 30 '80
I to-day forward by mail (same address as this card) my two Vols: according to your letter (enc rec'd: thanks)1—Will you please send me a postal notifying me on their safe arrival.
Frederic Almy was a graduate of Harvard College, a friend of Jane Addams, and the founder in 1885 of the Saturn Club in Buffalo.
1. Almy sent $10 to Whitman on October 27. [back]