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Edgar Allan Poe, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to Frederick W. Thomas, 25 February 1843

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Item Information

Title:
Edgar Allan Poe, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to Frederick W. Thomas, 25 February 1843
Description:
Sends a copy of Saturday Museum [of 25 February 1843] containing biography and caricature of himself. Announces founding of the Stylus and his plans for it. Wants to secure contributions from Thomas, Robert Tyler [son of the President], and Judge [Abel Parker] Upshur. Has given Professor [Thomas] Wyatt letter of introduction to Thomas.
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Addressee:
Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
Date:
February 25, 1843
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 13, Ms. Gris. 841 (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
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1877
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844
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. 841
Barcode:
39999085429130