Title: Walt Whitman to Whitelaw Reid, 21 September 
Date: September 21, 1878
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:137. 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.04074
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My dear Reid,
Won't the herewith do for an editorial these days?1
The price is $10—
I am keeping quite well & hearty yet for me—
1. Whitman sent "Gathering the Corn," which appeared in the New York Tribune on October 24. It was later reprinted in Good-bye My Fancy (The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman, [New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902], 7:14–17). See the letters from Whitman to Whitelaw Reid of September 30, 1878 and November 27, 1878. [back]