Title: Abraham Simpson to Walt Whitman, 20 September 1865
Date: September 20, 1865
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Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.00866
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Vanessa Steinroetter, Eric Conrad, and Heidi Bean
Sept 20th, 1865
Walt Whitman Esq
When I1 receive your extra sheet will then bind you 500 "Drum Taps."
Can you give me an [order on any person?] for a copy of your "Drum Taps" as I want[to?] match them.
As I have to pay nett cash for the materials used in your work would thank you to forward me the money.
1. Abraham Simpson bound 500 copies of Whitman's Sequel to Drum-Taps in a dark red binding with goldstamped title on the front cover (and blindstamped on the back). [back]