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Walt Whitman to Charles Scribner's Sons, 25 August 1883

Charles Scribner's Sons Dear Sirs

I hereby authorize you to print the pieces in your volumes as requested in the foregoing.1

Walt Whitman


  • 1. Whitman's reply appears at the conclusion of the letter on August 22 from Scribner's requesting his "kind consent to include your two poems 'Pioneers' and 'The Soldier's Letter' ['Come up from the Fields Father']" in "a very excellent and comprehensive collection of English Verse." [back]
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