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

Date: June 18, 1883

Whitman Archive ID: uva.00447

Source: 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), 3:342. 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, 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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