Title: E. C. Cheever to Walt Whitman, 20 October 1880
Date: October 20, 1880
Editorial note: The annotation, "books sent," is in the hand of Walt Whitman.
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Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.05765
Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray
LATHROP COAL AND MINING CO.
MINERS AND DEALERS IN COAL.
A. B. ASHLEY, Supt.
E. C. CHEEVER, Cashier.
Kewanee, Ills. Oct 20 18801
a copy of this Edition to
Yours very truly
E. C. Cheever
1. This letter was crossed out and cut in half. On the back Whitman wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]