Title: Walt Whitman to Agnes Margaret Alden, 23 July 1886
Date: July 23, 1886
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 4:38. 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.05996
Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schöberlein and Kyle Barton
328 Mickle Street
Camden New Jersey U S America1
July 23 '86
I have to-day sent to Mr de Bosis the Volume "Leaves of Grass"2—
As yet we have no information about this correspondent.
1. This letter is addressed: Agnes Margaret Alden | Care Consulate General | U S America | Rome Italy. It is postmarked: Camden | Ju(?) | (?) | 1886 | N.J. [back]
2. This copy of Leaves of Grass was intended for "Sig: Adolfo de Bosis, Villa d'Este, Tivoli: Rome, Italy." For it Whitman received "85 cts" (Whitman's Commonplace Book). [back]