Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to Richard Hoe Lawrence, 8 March 1881

Date: March 8, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 6:24. 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.07008

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman and Nicole Gray




431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey
March 8 '81

Dear Sir

Yours of yesterday—in response to which—without a ceremony—I forward you two books by same mail with same address1—Please send pay by P O order—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. Whitman sent Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets on the same day (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). Lawrence lived at 81 Park Avenue, New York City. [back]


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