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Title: Walt Whitman to the Librarian of Congress, 20 December 1875

Date: December 20, 1875

Whitman Archive ID: med.00440

Source: The location of the original manuscript is unknown. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:345. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Kathryn Kruger, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st.
cor West.
N. Jersey.
Dec. 20, '75

Librarian Congress:Dear Sir:

Please furnish me with Copyright for "Two Rivulets," as per title enclosed. Is the $1 the right sum?

Yours truly
Walt Whitman

If perfectly convenient—& you have a printed slip with Copyright laws, (latest) please enclose with document.


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