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Title: Walt Whitman to Trübner & Company, 27 December 1873

Date: December 27, 1873

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00668

Source: The Trent Collection of Whitmaniana, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:263. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Ashley Lawson, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st.
Camden, New Jersey.
U. S. America.

Messrs. Trübner & Company,1
Dear Sirs,

Please make out acc't of sales of my books, Leaves of Grass &c. for the closing year, & remit me am't due, by mail here, by draft payable to my order.

Respectfully, &c.
Walt Whitman

Dec. 27, 1873.


1. Draft letter.

The London agents for Whitman's books. On April 13, 1874, in a letter not presently available, Walt Whitman acknowledged receipt of $41.54 from Trübner and Company. [back]


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