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Title: Walt Whitman to [G. W. Harris], 31 March 1881

Date: March 31, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: hyb.00012

Source: University of Buffalo; Cornell University. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Ted Genoways (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004), 7:61. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Kirsten Clawson, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Stefan Schoeberlein, and Nicole Gray

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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey
March 31 '81

Dear Sir1

In compliance with your request in letter of 28th2 I this day send you by mail to same address as this card my two Volumes Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets (Memoranda of the war embodied in latter Vol:) The price is $10, which please send me here by p.o. order.

Walt Whitman


1. Whitman recorded an order of $10 filled on March 30 for "G Wm Harris, Ass't Lib: Cornell University"; this is the only order on that approximate date (Daybooks and Notebooks, ed. William White [New York: New York University Press, 1978], 1:235). [back]

2. This letter is now lost. [back]


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