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Title: Walt Whitman to H. R. Ricardo, 24 October [1876]

Date: October 24, 1876

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman: The Correspondence, ed. Ted Genoways (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004), 7:49. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Private collection of Dr. Kendall Reed

Whitman Archive ID: prc.00096

Contributors to digital file: Jonathan Y. Cheng, Elizabeth Lorang, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray




Camden New Jersey1
U S America
Oct 242

I send you to-day, to same address as this card, my Two Volumes3—Please notify me, (by postal card will do) soon as they reach you safely


WW


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Notes:

1. This letter is addressed: H R Ricardo | Camden Cottage Christ Church road | Hampstead N W | London England. It is postmarked: Camden | Oct 24 | N.J. [back]

2. Though he addressed the note October 24, Whitman wrote in his Daybooks and Notebooks that it "went probably Oct 25" (Daybooks and Notebooks, ed. William White [New York: New York University Press, 1978], 1:45). [back]

3. The 1876 editions of Two Rivulets and Leaves of Grass, inscribed "H R Ricardo | from the author" are also in the Reed Collection. [back]


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