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Title: Walt Whitman to the Editor of the Denver Tribune, 17 June 1880

Date: June 17, 1880

Whitman Archive ID: med.00687

Source: The location of this manuscript is unknown. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1964), 3:182. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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London Ontario Canada
June 17 '80

Editor Denver Tribune:

Herewith find a letter from me for the paper. The price is $10—If used it must be printed in the paper of Tuesday, June 22 (or afterwards)—The letter is sent in the same manner as this to several other papers (one each in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Chicago) on the same imperative condition—this condition being a point of honor—If used, please send me the pay by mail here, as this place will be my head-quarters for the ensuing two months.

Walt Whitman


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