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Title: Walt Whitman to J. J. Harris Teall, 5 October [1877]

Date: October 5, 1877

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Notes for this letter were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977).

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04025

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Eder Jaramillo, Kevin McMullen, and Nicole Gray



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Camden New Jersey
U S America1
Oct 52

I have to-day sent by mail same address as this card my Volume Two Rivulets—Please notify me (by postal card will do) soon as it reaches you safely


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. The envelope for this letter bears the address: J J Harris Teall | University Extension Lecturer | Nottingham | England. It is postmarked: (?) | Oct | 5 | N.J.; Philadelphia | Oct | 5 | Paid. [back]

2. J. J. Harris Teall taught science at Nottingham; see The Commonplace Book (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.) and Edward Carpenter's letter to Whitman on December 19, 1877[back]


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