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Title: Walt Whitman to H. S. Theobold, 23 October [1876]

Date: October 23, 1876

Whitman Archive ID: loc.02843

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), 3:63. 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 New Jersey
U S America
Oct 231

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



1. This letter's envelope bears the address, "H S Theobold | 20 Talbot Road | Bayswater | London W | England." It is postmarked: "Camden | Oct | 23 | N.J."

H. S. Theobold was a London art collector or dealer, probably a friend of William Michael Rossetti's brother. [back]


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