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Title: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger to Walt Whitman, 5 January 1878

Date: January 5, 1878

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

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05692

Contributors to digital file: Nicole Gray, Stefan Schoeberlein, Blake Bronson-Bartlett, and Elizabeth Lorang



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Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger,
Publishers, Booksellers, Importers & Stationers,
Nos. 624, 626 & 628 Market Street.
Philadelphia,
Jan. 5th 1878

Mr. Whitman,
Dear Sir:

Please send, in addition to the copies of Leaves of Grass, ordered by mail this morning, one copy of The Two Rivulets.

Will you kindly state on the bill, the1


Notes:

1. The rest of this letter has been cut away. Whitman repurposed this letter, writing on the back a series of notes toward his lecture on the death of Abraham Lincoln. [back]


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