Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to G. F. E. Pearsall, 15 June 1876

Date: June 15, 1876

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:49–50. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Oscar Lion Papers, New York Public Library

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00387

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad




June 15 '761

Dear Sir2

Thanks for your kind consent, & offer of the negative. The printing from it shall be done with very great care & the plate duly returned to you. Please send it to me by express, at once, well enveloped, directed


Walt Whitman

431 Stevens street cor. West Camden New Jersey


Notes:

1. This letter's envelope bears the address, "G F E Pearsall | artist & Photographer | 298 Fulton street | Brooklyn | N York." It is postmarked: "Camden | Jun | 15 | N.J." [back]

2. Walt Whitman sent Two Rivulets to Pearsall on September 10, 1876 (Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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