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Title: Walt Whitman to M. H. Spielmann, 10 February 1888

Date: February 10, 1888

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03947

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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Feb. 10 '88
328 Mickle St
Camden New Jersey US America1

The $20 in pay for the little piece came to me to-day from C[assell] & Co: Fourth av. NY. Thanks—

Walt Whitman

Marion Harry Alexander Spielmann (1858–1948) was an English editor, art critic, and scholar who edited both The Conoisseur and Magazine of Art (1887–1904). He was a major figure in British debates about developments in modern art. He also founded the weekly periodical Black and White in 1891. Black and White: A Weekly Illustrated Record and Review was a British weekly that published many well-known writers.


1. This postal card is addressed: M H Spielmann | Magazine of Art | La Belle Sauvage Ludgate Hill | London | E C | England. It is postmarked: Camden | Feb 1 [illegible] | 8 PM | 88; London E.C. | [illegible]| FE 2 [illegible] 88 | AC; Philadelphia | [illegible] | Paid. [back]


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