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Title: Henry M. Alden to Walt Whitman, 30 November 1883

Date: November 30, 1883

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Horace Traubel, With Walt Whitman in Camden (New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1915), 220. 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.05121

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Meyer, Stefan Schöberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, and Nicole Gray

Harper & Brothers' Editorial Rooms.
New York,
Nov. 30, 1883.

Dear Mr. Whitman,

Please find enclosed Messrs Harper & Brothers' cheque for fifty dollars in payment for your poem, With Husky-Haughty Lips O Sea!

With thanks and best wishes for your health and holiday cheer.

Sincerely yours,
Henry M. Alden
Editor Harper's Magazine.


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