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Title: Walt Whitman to Helen E. Price, 9 November 1881

Date: November 9, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: med.00650

Source: The location of this manuscript is unknown. Miller's transcription is drawn from The Autograph, 1 (December 1911), 33. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:252. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Kirsten Clawson, and Nicole Gray

November 9, 1881

I send you my new book (it is due you, you know) same mail with this. . .1


1. In his Commonplace Book, Whitman noted sending Leaves of Grass and a "letter card" to Helen Price (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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