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Title: Walt Whitman to the Editor of The Critic, [5 January 1881]

Date: January 5, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:205. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00750

Contributors to digital file: Grace Thomas, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Stefan Schoeberlein, and Nicole Gray

follow copy in Capitalization, punctuation & ¶'s—& please send proof to

Walt Whitman 431 Stevens St Camden New Jersey which will be returned immediately1


1. Whitman sent the manuscript of "How I Get Around at 60, and Take Notes" to The Critic on January 5 (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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