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

Date: March 12, 1868

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00187

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

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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