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Title: Walt Whitman to the New York Tribune, 3 August 1881

Date: August 3, 1881

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:235. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00431

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

5 East 65th Street New York
noon Aug. 3 '81

My dear Sir

I send you a letter for Summer Leisure column1—say for the paper of to-morrow—the price is $10 & 30 papers—I will call at the office about 9 this (Wednesday) evening to see the proof—

Walt Whitman


1. On August 4 "A Week at West Hills" appeared in the Tribune; it was later included in altered form in Specimen Days (ed. Floyd Stovall [New York: New York University Press, 1963], 5–8, 352–354). [back]


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