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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Editor, [1890]

Date: [1890]

Whitman Archive ID: med.00927

Source: The location of this manuscript is unknown. Edwin Haviland Miller derives his transcription from a catalog published by the Anderson Auction Company, November 23, 1909. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 5:141. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Andrew David King, Cristin Noonan, and Stephanie Blalock


Dear Editor,

If you put this in type send me a proof without fail—put this MS. in some good compositor's hands in the printing office & he will get along well enough with it.

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


1. Until the manuscript appears, it is impossible to arrive at a more precise date for this note. [back]


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