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Title: Walt Whitman to A. Williams & Company, 1 November 1880

Date: November 1, 1880

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00389

Source: Papers of Walt Whitman (MSS 3829), Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. Transcribed from digital images or a microfilm reproduction of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Notes for this letter were created by Whitman Archive staff and/or were derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller, 6 vols. (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), and supplemented or updated by Whitman Archive staff.

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431 Stevens Street1
Camden New Jersey
Nov 1 '80

According to your letter just rec'd I forward the two Vols. L of G and T R by same mail with this. Please send me the pay $7 here by mail2

Walt Whitman


1. This postal card is addressed: A Williams & Co: | Booksellers | 283 Washington Street | Boston Mass:. It is postmarked: Camden | Nov | 1 | N.J. [back]

2. This transaction with the Boston book dealer was noted in Whitman's Commonplace Book (Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.). The card was marked by the bookseller—"Paid Nov. 3/80 $7.00." [back]


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