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Edgar Allan Poe, Fordham, near New York, autograph letter signed to Frederick W. Thomas, 14 February 1849

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Title:
Edgar Allan Poe, Fordham, near New York, autograph letter signed to Frederick W. Thomas, 14 February 1849
Description:
Praises literature as a profession. Despises Bostonians and calls James Russell Lowell's Fable for Critics "miserably weak."
Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Addressee:
Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
Date:
February 14, 1849
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 13, Ms. Gris. 854 (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
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
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. 854
Barcode:
39999085429130