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Frederick William Thomas, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 19 July 1841

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Title:
Frederick William Thomas, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 19 July 1841
Description:
Copies M. P. Ewing's cryptogram. Mr. Ewing desires to test Poe's skill in deciphering.
Author:
Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
July 19, 1841
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Cryptograms
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 16, Ms. Gris. 1031 (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
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
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. 1031
Barcode:
39999085429163