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James Ewell Heath, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 September 1839

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Item Information

Title:
James Ewell Heath, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 September 1839
Description:
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.
Author:
Heath, James Ewell, 1792-1862
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
September 12, 1839
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 7, Ms. Gris. 489 (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. 489
Barcode:
39999085429072