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Title: Walt Whitman to Mr. Gunther, [19 April 1886]

Date: April 19, 1886

Whitman Archive ID: prc.00103

Source: Miller's transcription is based on a typescript supplied by Roger W. Barrett. The current 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, 1961–1977), 4:25. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schöberlein, Kyle Barton, and Nicole Gray

328 Mickle Street, Camden, New Jersey.1

I have received from W. Bushell $5.00 (for Mr. Gunther) for MS page furnished him by me.2

As yet we have no information about this correspondent.


1. This letter is endorsed in unknown hand: "April 19, 1886." [back]

2. On May 28 Whitman sold Bushell twenty copies of the 1876 edition of Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets, and received $80 on June 5 (Whitman's Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). The receipt for this transaction is in the Whitman House, Camden. [back]


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