James Ewell Heath, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 September 1839
- James Ewell Heath, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 September 1839
Praises "The Fall of the House of Usher". Has talked with [Thomas William?] White, who denies feeling any unfriendliness towards Poe. Both fear, however, that tales of the "wild, improbable and terrible class" will never be popular in America.
- Heath, James Ewell, 1792-1862
- Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
September 12, 1839
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 7, Ms. Gris. 489 (shelf locator)
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Rufus W. Griswold Papers, 1834-1857
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence
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- Notes (acquisition):
This collection was donated to the Boston Public Library by Mrs. Rufus Griswold in 1900.
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Ms. Gris. 489