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Title: Walt Whitman to C. B. Sellinghast, 12 March 1868

Date: March 12, 1868

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:22. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The Walt Whitman Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00187

Contributors to digital file: Kenneth M. Price, Elizabeth Lorang, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

Attorney General's Office,
March 12, 1868.

C. B. Sellinghast.
Dear Sir:

I publish Leaves of Grass myself—& send it by mail, post paid, on receipt of the price, $3.


Walt Whitman
Washington D. C.


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