Title: Walt Whitman to Whitelaw Reid, 30 September 
Date: September 30, 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.04075
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My dear Reid
Yes—put my name to the piece, if you like it better that way—But I think you had first better send the M S back to me, & let me fix it up for an October article—
1. See the letter from Whitman to Whitelaw Reid of September 21, 1878. Whitman returned the article to the Tribune on October 3 (Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]