Title: Hatch & Foote [?] to Walt Whitman, 15 November 1880
Date: November 15, 1880
Editorial note: The annotation, "Books sent by express," 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.05773
Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray
Hatch & Foote,1
12 WALL STREET. NEW YORK.
P. O. Box 3766.
Nov 15 1880
Walt Whitman Esq
Will you please send to my address by Express the two volumes of your poems referred to so pleasantly, by your friend E. C. Stedman in [illegible]
1. This letter was crossed out and cut in half. On the back of the top half, Whitman wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." The other half of the letter, including the signature, has not been located. [back]