Letter

Scope and Content

Refers to: 2 Shelley books received from [Harry Buxton] Forman, on which Traubel has to pay a small duty; his disapproval of this system and his belief that Whitman would have denounced all tariffs; his hopes for tariff reform if [Democratic presidential candidate, Stephen Grover] Cleveland is elected; Whitman's former comment that "we have not heard the last of Cleveland"; lessons of human brotherhood to be learnt from Leaves of Grass.