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.
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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.05787
Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray
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]NE TIMBER AND LUMBER.
[illegible]DDRESS, "MEIGS, NEW-YORK."
New-York, Nov 4 1880
Walt Whitman Esq
Camden N. J.
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.
Geo. E. Dodge
Care of Dodge, Meigs & Co.
72 Wall St.
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]