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Walt Whitman to Whitelaw Reid, 30 September [1878]

My dear Reid

Yes—put my name to the piece, if you like it better that way—But I think you had first better send the M S back to me, & let me fix it up for an October article—

Yours Walt Whitman


  • 1. See the letter from Whitman to Whitelaw Reid of September 21, 1878. Whitman returned the article to the Tribune on October 3 (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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