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Title: George E. Dodge to Walt Whitman, 4 November 1880

Date: November 4, 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.05787

Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray



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PITCH PINE MILLS, ST. SIMON'S ISLAND, GEORGIA.1
SPRUCE AND HEMLOCK MILLS, TOBYHANNA MILLS, PENNSYLVANIA.
WHITE PINE TIMBER AND LUMBER TO ORDER.
OFFICE, NO. 72 WALL STREET, NEW-YORK.
[illegible]GE, MEIGS & CO.
[illegible]MANUFACTURERS OF
[illegible]NE TIMBER AND LUMBER.
[illegible]DDRESS, "MEIGS, NEW-YORK."
New-York,
Nov 4 1880

Walt Whitman Esq
Camden N. J.
Dear Sir:

Encd pls find $10.00 [to cvr?] amt due for the 2 Vols of your Complete Wks:

Pls do not forget to to put your autograph in each Vol.

Resp Yrs
Geo. E. Dodge

Care of Dodge, Meigs & Co.
72 Wall St.
New York


Notes:

1. This letter was crossed out and repurposed by Whitman. He cut it into pieces, pasted it to other sheets, and on the back wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]


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