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Title: Walt Whitman to Trübner & Company, 13 April 1874

Date: April 13, 1874

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00341

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), 5:298. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, Ashley Lawson, Zachary King, and Eric Conrad

431 Stevens st.
cor West.
New Jersey,
U. S. A.
April 13, '74.

Messrs. Trübner & Co.1

Thanks for your letter, statement of acc't., of my books Leaves of Grass &c. which have just come to hand, (making superfluous the short second letter I sent you about a week ago.)2

Walt Whitman

Received (through Brown Bros. & Co. Bankers, New York) from Trübner & Co. Forty One Dollars, fifty-four cents, on acc't of sales of my books, in 1873.

Walt Whitman


1. Trübner & Company was the London agent for Whitman's books; see Whitman's December 27, 1873 letter to Trübner & Company. [back]

2. This "second letter" is not known. [back]


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