Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to James R. Osgood & Company, [22 August 1881]

Date: August 22, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:238. 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.05050

Contributors to digital file: Kirsten Clawson, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Stefan Schöberlein, and Nicole Gray




Rand & Avery's1
117 Franklin st:

Please send my mail, by bearer, & please send the same down to me here in future every morning about 10 if convenient—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. About August 22 Whitman began to spend part of the day at Rand & Avery's so that he could supervise closely the printing of his book (Whitman's 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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