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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to Henry Festing Jones, 12 July [1878]

Date: July 12, [1878]

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:128. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: T. E. Hanley Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00433

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Anthony Dreesen, and Kevin McMullen




Camden New Jersey
US America1
July 122

Your letter of June 20 reach'd me, with enclosure—thanks. I have to-day forwarded by mail, to same address as this card, my Two Vols. Please notify me (by postal card will do) soon as they reach you safely.


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. This letter bears the address: Henry Festing Jones | 1 Craven Hill Gardens W | London W | England. It is postmarked: Camden | Jul | 12 | N.J.; London N. W. | (?) 7 | Paid | (?) 78. [back]

2. See Whitman's letter to Jones of April 29, 1878. Whitman noted receipt of $9.70 from Jones on the preceding day (Whitman's 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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