Title: Walt Whitman to Sampson, Low, & Company, 1 February 1875
Date: February 1, 1875
Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 6:12. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.
Location: The location of the original manuscript is unknown.
Whitman Archive ID: med.00436
Contributors to digital file: Janel Cayer, Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad
February 1, 1875 1
[WW requests an accounting for the previous year.]
Sampson, Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, London booksellers, handled the
English distribution of Leaves of Grass and Democratic Vistas.
According to the auction record (Parke-Bernet, February 7–8, 1944), Whitman addressed the letter to "Messrs. Samson Low & Co." [back]