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Title: Walt Whitman to Joseph B. Gilder, 24 August 1886

Date: August 24, 1886

Whitman Archive ID: rid.00001

Source: University of Richmond. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 4:45. 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 and Kyle Barton

328 Mickle Street
Camden New Jersey1
Aug 24

Thanks for the $10, which came last Sunday as pay for the "Thought"2—Thanks for the slips & for the copies of the paper—came this morning—

Walt Whitman

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: Camden | Aug | (?) | 12 M | N.J.; D | 8-24-86 | 7 P | N.Y. [back]

2. "A Thought on Shakspere." [back]


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