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E. Burke Fisher, Pittsburgh, PA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 9 July 1839

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Title:
E. Burke Fisher, Pittsburgh, PA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 9 July 1839
Description:
Commends a review [of Nathaniel Parker Willis's Tortesa, the Usurer], written by Poe for the [Pittsburgh Literary] Examiner. The [Southern Literary] Messenger is "shocked to twaddleism with lemonade stories." Discusses the future conduct of the magazine, and Poe's projected work for it.
Author:
Fisher, E. Burke
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
July 9, 1839
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 6, Ms. Gris. 372 (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
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
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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. 372
Barcode:
39999085429064