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Title: Claxton, Remsen, & Haffelfinger to Walt Whitman, 3 October 1877

Date: October 3, 1877

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05550

Source: The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1842–1937, 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.

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Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger,
Nos. 624, 626 and 628 Market Street.
Oct 3d 1877.

Walt Whitman Esq
My dear Sir

Many thanks for the Copy of the Two Rivulets." It shall have a place in the library,1


1. The rest of this letter has been cut away. Whitman repurposed this letter, writing on the back a series of notes toward his lecture on the death of Abraham Lincoln. [back]


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