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

Date: January 5, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: duk.00750

Source: The Trent Collection of Walt Whitman Manuscripts, 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), 3:205. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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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