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Title: Walt Whitman to Charles F. Blanch, 20 January 1869

Date: January 20, 1869

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:77. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01684

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

Attorney General's Office,
Jan. 20, 1869.

Charles F. Blanch
Dear Sir:1

Your note enclosing $3:50 has just been received. I have enveloped & sent you by to-day's mail, a copy of "Leaves of Grass," as desired. I have also sent a magazine, containing a piece of mine.

Walt Whitman


1. Charles F. Blanch is unidentified. [back]


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