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Walt Whitman to Isabella O. Ford, 11 October 1882

Dear Miss Ford

Yours of Sept: 25th rec'd​ —& accordingly I send you (same mail with this—same address) my two volumes—poetic and prose. The price is one pound sterling (which includes the books, postage, & everything)—send to me here by P. O. order2

When you see Edward Carpenter tell him I am well & hearty (considering) & send him my love—

Walt Whitman


  • 1. This letter is addressed: Miss Isabella O Ford | Adel Grange | Leeds | England. It is postmarked: Camden | Oct | 11 | 12-M | N.J.; Phila. Paid (?) | Oct | 11 | 1882 | Pa. [back]
  • 2. Whitman noted the transaction in his 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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