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Title: Henry M. Alden to Walt Whitman, 30 November 1883

Date: November 30, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05121

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 Horace Traubel, With Walt Whitman in Camden (New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1915), 220. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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Harper & Brothers' Editorial Rooms.
New York,
Nov. 30, 1883.

Dear Mr. Whitman,

Please find enclosed Messrs Harper & Brothers' cheque for fifty dollars in payment for your poem, With Husky-Haughty Lips O Sea!

With thanks and best wishes for your health and holiday cheer.

Sincerely yours,
Henry M. Alden
Editor Harper's Magazine.


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