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Title: Walt Whitman to Philip Bourke Marston, 7 September [1876]

Date: September 7, 1876

Whitman Archive ID: loc.02841

Source: The Library of Congress. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:58. 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, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

Camden, N Jersey—U S America
Sept 71

I send you to-day by mail to same address as this card, my Volume, Two Rivulets. Please let me know (by postal card will do) soon as it reaches you safely.

W. Whitman


1. This letter's envelope bears the address, "P B Marston | 20 Ladbroke Grove Road | London W England." It is postmarked: "Camden | Sep | 7 | N.J.; Philad'a | Sep | 8 | Paid."

Philip Bourke Marston (1850–1887) was an English poet of the Rossetti school. [back]


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