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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to William Michael Rossetti, 23 April [1876]

Date: April 23, 1876

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:42. 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.02834

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




431 Stevens st
Camden N Jersey U S America
April 231

I have to-day sent by mail my new Vol. Two Rivulets to T. C. S. and E. J. S. M.2 (the Scotch l's) 1 Alva st, Edinburgh—


W.W.

have not yet sent any express parcel to London—


Notes:

1. This letter's envelope bears the address, "Wm M Rossetti | 56 Euston Sq | London | n w | England." It is postmarked: "Camden | Apr | 23 | N.J.; Philadelphia | Apr | 24 | (?); London N W | C 7 | Paid | My 8 | 76." [back]

2. On March 30, 1876, Thérèse C. Simpson and Elizabeth J. Scott Moncrieff sent orders for books through William Michael Rossetti. Whitman sent Two Rivulets on April 23, 1876, and Leaves of Grass on June 12, 1876 (Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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