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Melville Philips to Walt Whitman, 21 May 1891

 loc.03505.001_large.jpg My dear Mr. Whitman:

Thanks. I know no speedier way to get you the $10 than by the enclosed cheque.

Remember your visit to me.

Faithfully yrs Melville Philips  loc.03505.002_large.jpg see notes May 22 1891

Melville Phillips was an editor at Munyon's Illustrated World and visited Whitman in Camden to request that Whitman contribute work to the journal. He also reviewed November Boughs in the Philadelphia Press, where he served as literary editor, in 1888.

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