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Title: Walt Whitman to Scribner and Company, [30 March 1877]

Date: March 30, 1877

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00379

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), 3:81. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Contributors to digital file: Alicia Bones, Grace Thomas, Eder Jaramillo, Kevin McMullen, and Kenneth Price

431 Stevens street
Camden New Jersey1

Messrs Scribner & Co

I send you to-day2 by mail one copy Burroughs's Notes on Walt Whitman, as ordered by yours of yesterday.

The price is $1, which please send me by mail here—

Walt Whitman


1. This note is endorsed: "R | 4 | 2 | 77." [back]

2. Walt Whitman sent John Burroughs's book on March 30 (Commonplace Book, Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). [back]


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