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Title: Walt Whitman to W. Hale White, 25 May 1877

Date: May 25, 1877

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04854

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: Eder Jaramillo, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Stefan Schoeberlein, and Nicole Gray

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CAMDEN, New Jersey, USA1
May 25

I have sent your Vol. to-day—to same address as this card—

—Please notify me (by postal card will do) soon as you receive it—

W. W.


1. William Hale White (1831–1913) was a British writer and civil servant who sometimes published under the pen name Mark Rutherford. In 1880, White wrote a review of Whitman's Two Rivulets titled "The Genius of Walt Whitman." See the letter from White to Whitman of March 21, 1880[back]


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