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Edgar Allan Poe, New York, autograph letter to Jane Ermina Locke, 10 March 1847

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Title:
Edgar Allan Poe, New York, autograph letter to Jane Ermina Locke, 10 March 1847
Description:
Explains his reply to [Nathaniel P. ] Willis's editorial on him in the Home Journal [26 December 1846?]. His delay in writing was caused by a "sorrow so poignant" [Virginia Poe died 30 January 1847].
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Addressee:
Locke, Jane E. (Jane Ermina), 1805-1859
Date:
March 10, 1847
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 13, Ms. Gris. 853 (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
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867
Poe, Virginia, 1822-1847
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. 853
Barcode:
39999085429130