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By Herman Melville

The letters through and to Melville during this quantity expand from letters he wrote on the age of 9 in 1828 to ones he despatched and obtained in the course of the yr sooner than his loss of life at seventy-two in 1891. To fill the gaps in the correspondence, 542 editorial entries are chronologically interspersed for letters either by means of and to Melville for which no complete textual content has been positioned yet for which a few proof survives.

This scholarly version offers a textual content as on the subject of the author's goal as his tricky handwriting or different surviving facts allows. Fifty-two newly chanced on letters via Melville, greater than half that are provided right here for the 1st time, are extra to these revealed within the 1960 variation. this article is an licensed textual content of the guts for variations of yankee Authors (Modern Language organization of America).

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