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John Pendleton Kennedy, Baltimore, MD., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 19 September 1835

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Title:
John Pendleton Kennedy, Baltimore, MD., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 19 September 1835
Description:
Encourages Poe, suggests that he write "some farces in the manner of the French Vaudevilles." Mentions the coincidence between Poe's tale, Hans Pfaall," and the lunar discoveries. Discusses [Thomas Willis] White's publication of Poe's Tales of the Folio Club.
Author:
Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
September 19, 1835
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 9, Ms. Gris. 628 (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
White, Thomas Willis, 1788-1843
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. 628
Barcode:
39999085429098