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Title: Unidentified Correspondent to Walt Whitman, 19 June 1890

Date: June 19, 1890

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04899

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.

Editorial notes: The annotation, "book sent June 21," is in the hand of Walt Whitman.

Related item: On the back of this partial letter, Whitman wrote notes regarding the rejection of his poem "Fancies of Navisink" by W. H. Alden of Harper's Magazine in 1885.

Contributors to digital file: Andrew David King, Cristin Noonan, Breanna Himschoot, and Stephanie Blalock

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Brandon, Vt.
June 19/90.

Walt Whitman
Camden, N.J.
Dear Sir

Enclosed please find p.o. order for $5.00 for which send "Leaves of Grass" in morocco ordinary [illegible] binding. Kind [illegible]1 [illegible]

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


1. The remainder of this letter has been torn away and has not been located. [back]


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