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Title: Walt Whitman to Scribner and Company, [30 March 1877]

Date: March 30, 1877

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:81. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00379

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Eder Jaramillo, Kevin McMullen, and Kenneth Price

431 Stevens street
Camden New Jersey1

Messrs Scribner & Co

I send you to-day2 by mail one copy Burroughs's Notes on Walt Whitman, as ordered by yours of yesterday.

The price is $1, which please send me by mail here—

Walt Whitman


1. This note is endorsed: "R | 4 | 2 | 77." [back]

2. Walt Whitman sent John Burroughs's book on March 30 (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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