Life & Letters

Correspondence

About this Item

Title: Benjamin Ticknor to Walt Whitman, 10 December 1881

Date: December 10, 1881

Source: Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05202

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



page image
image 1
page image
image 2


JAMES R. OSGOOD AND CO.
PUBLISHERS
Decr. 10. 1881.

Dear Mr Whitman:

We have your favor of the 8th: we had already heard of [Messrs?] Trübner's change of base and Bogue's acceptance of the books, but we are inclined to think it has been for good, rather than otherwise, as we received yesterday from Bogue a cable order for 250 copies more.

I think we on this side can stand that, if Trubner can.

Very Truly Yours.
B.H. Ticknor

I was in hopes you might have found something for the soldiers. You will see by the [first?] numbers (there will be [illegible]) that it will have a very high literary list


Comments?

Published Works | In Whitman's Hand | Life & Letters | Commentary | Resources | Pictures & Sound

Support the Archive | About the Archive

Distributed under a Creative Commons License. Ed Folsom & Kenneth M. Price, editors.