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Title: Alman H. Fogg & Co. to Walt Whitman, 27 October 1880

Date: October 27, 1880

Whitman Archive ID: loc.05788

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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Alman H. Fogg & Co.,1
Commission Merchants,
Jobbers and Retailers of
Hardware, Paints & Oils,
Houlton, Me
Oct 27 1880

Walt Whitman



1. This letter was crossed out and repurposed by Whitman. He cut it in half, pasted it to other sheets, and on the back wrote part of a prose draft titled "Poetry in America—Shakspere—the Future." [back]


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