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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, 19 July [1871]

Date: July 19, 1871

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00354

Source: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 2:129. 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

107 north Portland av.
July 19.1

My dear sir,

You can get any or all my Books at J. S. Redfield, 140 Fulton street, upstairs, N. Y.

Walt Whitman


1. The year is established by two facts: Walt Whitman was in Brooklyn at this time, and Redfield was now the distributor of his books. [back]


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