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Title: Walt Whitman to Trübner & Company, 13 April 1874

Date: April 13, 1874

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 5:298. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Walt Whitman Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00341

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

431 Stevens st.
cor West.
New Jersey,
U. S. A.
April 13, '74.

Messrs. Trübner & Co.1

Thanks for your letter, statement of acc't., of my books Leaves of Grass &c. which have just come to hand, (making superfluous the short second letter I sent you about a week ago.)2

Walt Whitman

Received (through Brown Bros. & Co. Bankers, New York) from Trübner & Co. Forty One Dollars, fifty-four cents, on acc't of sales of my books, in 1873.

Walt Whitman


1. Trübner & Company was the London agent for Walt Whitman's books; see Whitman's December 27, 1873 letter to Trübner & Company. [back]

2. This "second letter" is not known. [back]


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