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Lydia Howard (Huntley) Sigourney, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 11 June 1836

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Title:
Lydia Howard (Huntley) Sigourney, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 11 June 1836
Description:
Assures him of her good will. Is impressed by Poe's favorable review of [Grenville] Mellen's poems. Sends a poem of her own, "Death cometh to the chamber of the sick," for the Messenger. Asks for surplus copies of her Letters to Young Ladies to supply the demand in Hartford and New York.
Author:
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
June 11, 1836
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 15, Ms. Gris. 953 (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
Mellen, Grenville, 1799-1841
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. 953
Barcode:
39999085429155