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Title: Walt Whitman to Joseph B. Gilder, 1 October 1884

Date: October 1, 1884

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00538

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), 3:378. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

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Camden New Jersey
October 1 18841

Received from Critic Fifteen Dollars for my piece "What Lurks" &c—

Walt Whitman

The slips & papers came safely—thanks—

Joseph Benson Gilder (1858–1936) was, with his sister Jeannette Leonard Gilder (1849–1916), co-editor of The Critic, a literary magazine.


1. This letter is addressed: Joseph B Gilder | Critic Office | 20 Astor Place | New York City. It is postmarked: Philadelphia | Pa. | Oct 1 84 | 5 PM. [back]


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