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

Date: [June 2, 1878]

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04032

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, 1964), 3:119–120. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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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