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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to Edward Sprague Marsh, 11 January 1883

Date: January 11, 1883

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Notes for this letter were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977).

Location: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Whitman Archive ID: yal.00118

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, and Nicole Gray



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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey
Jan 11 '83

Dear Sir1

Yours of 2d just rec'd. The Centennial or 1876 edition of "Leaves of Grass" and "Two Rivulets" (the ed'n preceding the last) is in two vols price $6 the two—I have some copies & can furnish you with a set—Should you wish them send me p o order & I will forward them by mail—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. Marsh (1857–?) was a lawyer in Brandon, Vermont, the editor in 1894 of the Brandon Chronicle, and a book collector. See The Encyclopedia of Vermont Biography (c. 1912). [back]


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