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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.

Walt Whitman

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]


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