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Title: Walt Whitman to the Editors of The Literary World, 16 February 1881

Date: February 16, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: loc.04923

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.

Notes for this letter were created by Whitman Archive staff and/or were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), and supplemented or updated by Whitman Archive staff.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schöberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Kirsten Clawson, and Nicole Gray

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431 Stevens Street
Camden New Jersey
Feb: 16 '81

Dear Sirs

Yours of 14th with the $5 enclosed, has arrived safely1—The slips came all right—Thanks—

Walt Whitman

If you have some spare numbers of your World running back six or seven weeks send them to me—


1. The Literary World printed "The Dead Carlyle" on February 12 (see the letter from Whitman to Jeannette L. Gilder of February 6, 1881). [back]


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