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Joel Benton, New York, autograph letter signed to [W. M. Griswold], 21 January 1897

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Title:
Joel Benton, New York, autograph letter signed to [W. M. Griswold], 21 January 1897
Description:
Mentions a forthcoming article of his own, "Poe's Own Opinion of the Raven". Knows little of the Detroit Poe Collection. Asks if Chivers was "Fiat Justitia," or used other pseudonyms also.
Author:
Benton, Joel, 1832-1911
Addressee:
Griswold, W. M. (William Maccrillis), 1853-1899
Date:
January 21, 1897
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 1, Ms. Gris. 50a (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Rufus W. Griswold Papers, 1834-1857
Subjects:
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence
Chivers, T. H. (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (acquisition):
This collection was donated to the Boston Public Library by Mrs. Rufus Griswold in 1900.
Notes (date):
Date from item or from supporting materials.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Gris. 50a
Barcode:
39999085429015