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Walt Whitman to the New York Tribune, 3 August 1881

My dear Sir

I send you a letter for Summer Leisure column1—say for the paper of to-morrow—the price is $10 & 30 papers—I will call at the office about 9 this (Wednesday) evening to see the proof—

Walt Whitman


  • 1. On August 4 "A Week at West Hills" appeared in the Tribune; it was later included in altered form in Specimen Days (ed. Floyd Stovall [New York: New York University Press, 1963], 5–8, 352–354). [back]
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