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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, [1876]

Date: 1876?

Whitman Archive ID: med.00452

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), 3:73. 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

431 Stevens Street Camden New Jersey / US America 1

Yours rec'd—Many thanks—shall be happy to supply you with the Book—the best way is by mail—the price is £2 sent me here by p. o. order—it is entirely safe and easy—

Walt Whitman

Thanks for your offer of "the Poetry of the Period"—I have not seen it—


1. This note was sent to an Englishman to inform him of the price of the 1876 edition. [back]


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