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Elizabeth Fries (Lummis) Ellet, New York, autograph letter signed to Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood, 8 July [1846?]

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Item Information

Title:
Elizabeth Fries (Lummis) Ellet, New York, autograph letter signed to Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood, 8 July [1846?]
Description:
Mrs. Osgood has been "grossly misrepresented." The letter shown to Mrs. Ellet by Mrs. Poe must have been a forgery. Retracts her charges about Mrs. Osgood's relations with Poe, and regrets her acquaintance with such people as the Poes.
Author:
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Addressee:
Osgood, Frances Sargent, 1811-1850
Date:
[July 8, 1846?]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 5, Ms. Gris. 295 (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
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
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. 295
Barcode:
39999085429056