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Thomas Holley Chivers, Oaky Grove, GA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 30 October 1845

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Title:
Thomas Holley Chivers, Oaky Grove, GA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 30 October 1845
Description:
Reproaches Poe for neglecting him. Defends his accentuation of a word in his "Wife's Lament. Amends a line in The Dying Swan. Praises Tennyson's technique and [Richard Henry] Horne's Orion.
Author:
Chivers, T. H. (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
October 30, 1845
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 3, Ms. Gris. 175 (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
Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892
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. 175
Barcode:
39999085429031