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Richard Henry (Hengist) Horne, London, Eng., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 17 May 1845

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Title:
Richard Henry (Hengist) Horne, London, Eng., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 17 May 1845
Description:
Encloses Miss [Elizabeth] Barrett's reply to Poe's criticism of her poems. She thinks there is a "fine lyrical melody" in "The Raven." Has not heard from Tennyson. Sends copies of his Orion [London 1843], Gregory VII [London 1840], and introduction to the second edition of A New Spirit of the Age [London 1844].
Author:
Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
May 17, 1845
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 9, Ms. Gris. 584 (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
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861
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. 584
Barcode:
39999085429098