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Title: Walt Whitman to Henry Festing Jones, [2 June 1878]

Date: [June 2, 1878]

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:119–120. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04032

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Anthony Dreesen, and Kevin McMullen

Camden New Jersey,
U S America1

Yours of 21st May rec'd—You appear to have made a mistake—As near I remember I sent you on the 29th of April2 last some circulars, slips, price-advertisements &c. of my books—but have not sent the books themselves—waiting until ordered, June 2—

Walt Whitman


1. This letter bears the address: Henry Festing Jones | 1 Craven Hill Gardens | London W | England. It is postmarked: Camden | Jun | 3 | N.J.; London W (?) | F (?) | Paid | 15 Ju (?) 8. [back]

2. See Whitman's letter to Henry Festing Jones of April 29, 1878[back]


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