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Title: Walt Whitman to Moncure D. Conway, 5 September [1876]

Date: September 5, 1876

Whitman Archive ID: med.00447

Source: Transcription furnished to Miller from the personal collection of A. J. Marino. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:57. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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

Camden, New Jersey—U. S. America
Sept. 5th 1

I send today, same address as this card my two volumes. Please notify me by postal card soon as they reach you safely. Mrs. Taylor's and Mr. Ireland's sets have also been sent.2

W. W.

Condition with me much the same.


1. Transcript. [back]

2. On September 5, 1876 (Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.), Whitman sent the 1876 edition to Mentia Taylor, of Brighton, England, and to Alexander Ireland (see Whitman's June 13, 1876 letter to Ireland). [back]


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