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Title: Walt Whitman to Joseph B. Gilder, 18 June 1883

Date: June 18, 1883

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 3:342. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00447

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

June 18 '83

Please send copy of Critic of June 9 to Dr R M Bucke, London, Ontario, Canada—also (if not already sent) copy of Critic of June 16, to same. Dr B. is a subscriber to the C. but tells me in a note rec'd this morning, he has not rec'd the paper of June 9 (?2 or has his subscription run out?)—I know he will be deeply gratified & grateful for your notice of his book in that paper—

Walt Whitman


1. This letter is addressed: J B Gilder | Critic office | 30 Lafayette Square | New York City. It is postmarked: Philadelphia | Pa. | Jun 1883 | (?) PM. [back]

2. Whitman's question mark. [back]


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