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

Date: August 3, 1881

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00431

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

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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