Text: Thomas R. Dew to Edgar Allan Poe — October 31, 1836


WM & Mary College,
Oct. 31, 1836.

Dear Sir;

I send by the Mail the remainder of the proof sheets which I received through Mr McCandlish. I wish you to have 50 additional copies struck off for me, which I wish to distribute. As soon as you have finished the publication send down the pamphlets to the students, & may I suggest the propriety of sending a copy of your next Messenger to each one of the Committee, with the publisher’s compliments. Little attentions of this kind are always flattering, & I should like to see the Messr. Circulated among our young men. We have now more than 90 students, a number that perhaps has never been equaled so early in the course and the best possible spirit prevails among them.

Perhaps it would be well to have a copy handed to each of the Editors in Richmond, though in this matter you can consult your own judgment.

With very high respect

I am Dr Sir

Yr obt faithful svt
T R Dew

Mr E. A. Poe.





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