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

Date: December 27, 1873

Source: 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.

Location: The Trent Collection of Whitmaniana, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00668

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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