Title: John S. Stott to Walt Whitman, 10 November 1880
Date: November 10, 1880
Editorial notes: The annotations, "books sent," and "Paid | write from the author," are 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.05791
Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray
JNO. S. STOTT,
Stationery, Blank Books,
AND FANCY GOODS,
244 STATE ST.—CHICAGO.
Nov 10th 1880
Enclosed find chk for ten dollars for which please send me by express the two volumes of the Centennial or Authors editions of your collected poems—the edition I mean is [illegible]
1. This letter was cut up and reassembled, pasted together with other pieces of paper. On the back Whitman wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]