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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.

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 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



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OFFICE OF
LATHROP COAL AND MINING CO.
MINERS AND DEALERS IN COAL.
A. B. ASHLEY, Supt.
E. C. CHEEVER, Cashier.
Kewanee, Ills.
Oct 20 18801

Walt Whitman
Camden, N.J.
Dr Sir:

[illegible]

a copy of this Edition to

Yours very truly
E. C. Cheever

Kewanee
Ills


Notes:

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]


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