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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



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—FROM—1
JNO. S. STOTT,
Stationery, Blank Books,
AND FANCY GOODS,
244 STATE ST.—CHICAGO.
Nov 10th 1880

[illegible]
Dr Sir

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]


Notes:

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]


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