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Frederick William Thomas, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 May 1845

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Item Information

Title:
Frederick William Thomas, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe, 12 May 1845
Description:
Sends a cryptograph partly deciphered in Poe's hand. Asks about various friends, including [Nathaniel P.] Willis, Park Benjamin, and [Jesse E.] Dow.
Author:
Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
Addressee:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Date:
May 12, 1845
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Cryptograms
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 17, Ms. Gris. 1052 (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
Dow, Jesse E. (Jesse Erskine), 1809-1850
Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867
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. 1052
Barcode:
39999085429171