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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to William E. Chapin & Company, 24 September 1866

Date: September 24, 1866

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 6:5. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00711

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Brett Barney, Vanessa Steinroetter, and Alyssa Olson




Sept. 24th 1866.

Wm. E. Chapin & Co.1 please furnish Mr. Ballow2 with paper for end leaves, &c. similar to that you used for the book.


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. William E. Chapin of 24 Beekman Street, New York City, set the type for the 1867 edition of Leaves of Grass; see Whitman's letter of August 26, 1866[back]

2. Mr. Ballow has not been identified. [back]


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