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Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to James R. Osgood & Company, [22 August 1881]

Date: August 22, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05050

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, 1961–1977), 3:238. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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




Rand & Avery's1
117 Franklin st:

Please send my mail, by bearer, & please send the same down to me here in future every morning about 10 if convenient—


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. About August 22 Whitman began to spend part of the day at Rand & Avery's so that he could supervise closely the printing of his book (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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