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Title: A. Williams to Walt Whitman, [1880]

Date: 1880

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04651

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.

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Natalie O'Neal, and Nicole Gray

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Please send us,1 as before, a copy of the two volume edition of your Poems—enclose memo. of cost & we will remit.

Yours very truly,
A. Williams & Co.


1. Whitman pasted this letter together with a piece of another letter, and on the back wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." What remains of this letter is not dated, but surrounding letters are dated 1880, so it is likely also from that year. [back]


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