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Title: Walt Whitman to Charles F. Blanch, 20 January 1869

Date: January 20, 1869

Whitman Archive ID: loc.01684

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:77. 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, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

Attorney General's Office,
Jan. 20, 1869.

Charles F. Blanch
Dear Sir:1

Your note enclosing $3:50 has just been received. I have enveloped & sent you by to-day's mail, a copy of "Leaves of Grass," as desired. I have also sent a magazine, containing a piece of mine.

Walt Whitman


1. Charles F. Blanch is unidentified. [back]


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