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Title: Walt Whitman to James R. Osgood & Company, 19 March 1882

Date: March 19, 1882

Whitman Archive ID: tex.00438

Source: T. E. Hanley Collection, Harry Ransom 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), 3:268. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Stefan Schoeberlein, Nima Najafi Kianfar, Eder Jaramillo, Nicole Gray, and Kirsten Clawson

Camden N J
March 19 '82

Dear Sirs

I have been expecting response to my letter sent you some twelve days since (March 8) but no word rec'd—Are there any newer developements? Are you still proceeding with the sale of the book? I re-affirm my suggestions and disposition of March 81

Walt Whitman


1. On March 20 the firm replied: "We are waiting for an official indication in the matter of revisions." [back]


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