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Title: C. L. Ehrenfeld to Walt Whitman, 25 October 1880

Date: October 25, 1880

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05777

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 note: The annotation, "Books sent," is in the hand of Walt Whitman.

Contributors to digital file: Natalie O'Neal, Alex Kinnaman, and Nicole Gray

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania1
State Library
C. L. Ehrenfeld,
Oct. 25 1880

Walt Whitman Esq.
Dear Sir:—

Please send me a copy of the Centennial edition of your works for this Library, with bill, and I will remit you the amt. at once.

Yours truly,
C.L. Ehrenfeld


1. This letter has been crossed out. On the back Whitman wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]


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