Text: George E. Woodberry, “Index,” The Life of Edgar Allan Poe: Personal and Literary (1909), vol. II, pp. 457-481


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INDEX

The titles of volumes published by Poe are set in small capitals; of his single poems, tales, and other works, in italics; titles of periodicals and of the works of other persons, in roman between quotation marks.

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A wilder’d being from my birth: i, 39 note i.

Adams, John Quincy: i, 165.

Addenda to P.’s lecture on The Cosmogony of the Universe: ii, 253.

Al Aaraaf: sent to William Wirt for perusal, i, 54; discussed by author, 60-64; annotations to, 64-65; 57, 59, 80 note 2, 227, 368; ii, 150, 163 note, 412.

AL AARAAF, TAMERLANE, AND MINOR POEMS: i, 60 note 2.

Aldrich, James: charged with plagiarism by P., ii, 127, 128.

Alexander, Charles W.: i, 242; let ter of, to T. C. Clarke, 256.

“Alexander’s Weekly Messenger”: i, 220, 238, 265.

Allan, John: Scotsman in trade in Richmond, i, 18; receives P. into his family, 18; P. visits England with, 19 seqq., ii, 359 seqq.; returns to Richmond, i, 24; business misfortunes and renewed prosperity of, 27; with draws P. from University of Va., 36; feeling of, toward P , 54; relations of, with P., 68; second marriage of, 68, 69; gives P. an annuity, 87; his final rupture with P., and death, 101, 102 and note 2, 103; epitaph of, 366; mentioned, 28, 30, 40, 47, 48, 49, 51, 67, 74, 76, 77, 85, 88, 95, 96 and note, 97, 366. Letter of, to Secretary of War, i, 52 -53.

Allan, Mrs. Frances K. (first wife of John): receives P. after his mother’s death, i, 16; death of, 47; 29, 31, 364, 366; ii, 282.

Allan, Mrs. Louisa G. (second wife of John): i, 69, 85, 95, 96 note, 102 note 2, 364; ii, 224 and note 2. Letter of, to T. H. Ellis, i, 73, 74 and note.

Alone: ii, 412.

“America”: ii, 308 note, 317 note 2, 320 note 2, 321 note 2.

American Drama, The (review): ii, 161.

“American Museum of Literature and the Arts”: P.’s contributions to, i, 198-199.

American Parnassus, The: a projected volume, ii, 156-158.

“American Whig Review”: The Raven printed in, under P.’s name, ii, no, 114, 149 note, 161, 233, 271, 295, 306, 439.

Angel of the Odd, The: ii, 109, 405.

Annabel Lee: i, 376; ii, 295-296, 330, 351, 416, 417.

Anthon, Charles: i, 187, 188; ii, 72-79, 406. Letters of, to P., i, 189; ii, 8081.

Anthony, Prof. John G.: i, 197.

Archer, Dr.: i, 46.

Arnold, Elizabeth (P.’s mother): i, 5, 6, 7 and note; marries C. D. Hopkins, 8; widowed, 9; marries David Poe, Jr., 9. See also Poe, Mrs. Elizabeth.

Arnold, Mrs. (P.’s maternal grand mother): at the Federal St. Theatre, Boston, i, 4-5; marries one Tubbs, 5. See also Tubbs, Mrs.

Arthur, T. S.: i. 97, 198, 283.

“Arthur’s Magazine”: ii, 428.

Arthur Gordon Pym: See Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, The.

“Artist at Home and Abroad, An”: a novel attributed to P., i, 170; its authorship impliedly denied by him, 170.

Assignation, The (The Visionary): i, 123 note, 126, 133, 380; ii, 131 note 2.

“Augusta Chronicle”: ii, 113 note 2.

Aunt Fanny: i, 29, 68.

“Aurora, The”: i, 355; ii, 99.

Autography: i, 308, 312, 319, 334; expanded in The Literati, ii, 186; Chivers described in, 382.


Balloon Hoax, The: ii, 69, 405.

“Baltimore American”: i, 184 note i; ii, 448.

“Baltimore Book,” for 1839: 198.

Baltimore “Chronicle,” etc.: i, 379.

“Baltimore Daily Commercial”: i, 93 note i.

“Baltimore Saturday Visiter”: prize awarded to P. by, for MS. Found in a Bottle, i, 98, 99; 92, 94 note, 119, 120, 379.

“Baltimore Sun”: ii, 32.

Barhyte, Mr.: ii, 113.

Barhyte, Mrs.: and The Raven, ii, 112-113; 135.

Barrett, Elizabeth Barrett (afterwards Mrs. Browning): praised by P., ii, 102, 132; reviewed by P. in “Broadway Journal,” 116; her opinion of The Raven, 117, 164; 52, 196, 210, 215, 216, 230, 231. Letters of, to R. H. Home, ii, 119-120; to P., 163-165.

“Beadle’s Monthly”: ii, 344 note.

Beatty, John: ii, 334.

Beecher, J. P.: in “The Curio,” ii, 272 note i.

Bells, The: first suggestion of, ii, 258; parallel between, and a chapter of Chateaubriand, 259; tradition concerning, 442; 173, 295, 308, 351, 416, 417, 439.

Benjamin, Park: i, 239, 247; ii, 424.

Berenice: i, 123 note, 125, 126; ii, 131 note 2, 206.

“Bibliotheque des Memorabilia Literaria”: i, 179.

Bielfeld, Baron: ii, 247.

“Biographia Literaria”: i, 176.

Bisco, John: ii, 116, 141, 142, 144, 146, 151.

Black Cat, The: ii, 2, 38, 70, 95, 148 note i, 404.

Blackwell, Anna: ii, 266, 268, 269.

“Blackwood’s Magazine”: i, 220.

Bliss, Elam: i, 78.

Bodine, Polly: trial of, ii, 83, 85.

Bon-bon: i, 123 note, 130; ii, 131 note 2.

Booth, Mrs. Martha Thomas: i, 46 note. Letter of, to the author, i, 368.

Boscovich: ii, 255.

“Boston Gazette”: i, 11, 12.

Boston Lyceum: ii, 56-57.

“Boston Mammoth Notion”: i, 343; ii, 28, 97.

“Boston Miscellany”: i, 343, 346, 347.

Boston “Transcript”: ii, 378 note i.

Botta, Mrs.: See Lynch, Anne Charlotte.

Bowen and Gossler, editors of “The Columbian [[Columbia]] Spy”: letter of P. to, ii, 81-87.

Bradbury & Soden: i, 348.

Brainard, J. G. C.: i, 308.

Bransby, Dr.: E. A. P.’s teacher at Stoke Newington, i, 23.

Breckenridge, Judge: i, 320.

Brennan, Mrs.: ii, 113 and note 2.

Brewster, Sir David: “Letters on Natural Magic,” i, 178.

Bridal Ballad, The: i, 167 and note, 308; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 414.

Briggs, Charles F.: i, 379; ii, 100; introduced to P. by Lowell, 107, 108; P. associated with, in “Broadway Journal,” 115; his impressions of P., 123-124; P. co-editor of “Broadway Journal” with, 125; contemplates separation from P., 141; describes P.’s habits, 142-143; depreciates P.’s talent, 143; troubles of, with Bisco and P., 142144; calls P. “utterly deficient of high motive,” 145; finally breaks with P., 146-147; described by P. in The Literati, 187; “The Personality of Poe,” 426. Letters of, to J. R. Lowell, ii, 115-116, 123-124, 125-128, 141-147.

Broaders, Otis & Co.: i, 286.

“Broadway Journal”: founded by C. F. Briggs, ii, 106, 107, 115; P. contributes to, 116; P. be comes co-editor of, 125; and the “Longfellow War,” 129 seqq.; temporary suspension of, 146; P. sole editor of, 146; P. sole proprietor of, 151 seqq.; P.’s tales reprinted in, 161 and note; increased circulation of, 162; sudden demise of, 162-163, 427; mentioned, 120, 121, 127, 134, 139, 140 seqq., 160, 179, 180.

Brooklyn “Daily Eagle”: ii, 36 note.

Brooks, Nathan C.: i, 67 and notes, 89, 97, 198, 201, 218, 270; letter of P. to, 194.

Brown, Capt. Thomas: P.’s alleged plagiarism of his “Conchologist’s Text-Book,” i, 194, 196, 197-198.

Browne, Dr. William Hand: i, 217 note 2.

Browning, Mrs. E. B.: See Barrett, Elizabeth B.

Browning, Robert: ii, 164.

Bryant, William Cullen: i, 234, 312, 349; ii, 122, 185, 197.

Buchanan, Dr.: i, 16.

Buckingham, Joseph T.: i, 10, 13.

Buckler, Dr.: i, 114.

Buckler, Mrs.: i, 113.

Bulwer, Sir Edward (Lord Lytton): copied by P. in Lionizing, i, 130; mentioned, i, 125, 174, 308.

Burk, William: P.’s school-teacher, i, 25.

Burr, Charles Chauncey: quoted, ii, 232; assists P. in Philadelphia, 310; his “Character of Edgar A. Poe,” 312 note; P.’s gratitude to, 315, 316; 446, 454.

Burton, William Evans: and the “Gentleman’s Magazine,” i, 200-202; employs P., 203; P. quarrels with, and closes his engagement, 236-259; advertises “G. M.” for sale without advising P., 258; 264, 270. Letters of, to P., i, 202-203, 240-242.

“Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine”: i, 198 note, 220 seqq.; P.’s connection with and contributions to, 232-236; P. severs connection with, 236 seqq.; sold to Graham, and merged in “Graham’s,” 265; P. contributes to, after sale, 266. And see also Burton, William Evans.

Business Man, The: ii, 149 note, 403.

Byron, Lord: ii, 46.


Calderon: “El Embozado,” i, 232 note.

Campbell, Major John: i, 51.

Carey, Henry C.: i. 222; his book on slavery, 250.

Carey & Lea: i, 100, 101, up, 123 note, 140, 142, 156. Letters of, to P., ii, 375, 376.

Carlyle, Thomas: i,133; “Sartor Resartus,” P.’s criticism of, 172.

Carpenter, W. H.: i, 97, 198.

Carter, Dr. John: ii, 341. Letter of, to author, ii, 322 note, 430.

Carter, Robert: and the failure of “The Pioneer,” ii, 18; 44, 45. Letter of, to P., ii, 28-31.

Carter, Dr. William G.: ii, 322, 323

Case of M. Valdemar, The: ii, 161, 164, 205, 230, 302, 407, 408, 427.

Cask of Amontillado, The: ii, 231, 407.

“Casket, The”: i, 264, 377.

Cass, Lewis: i, 165, 188.

Catholic Hymn: ii, 149 note, 163 note.

“Century Magazine”: ii, 96 note, 138 note 2, 265 note, 291 note 2, 426.

Channing, William E.: ii, 38.

“Charivari”: ii, 230.

Charleston “Courier”: ii, 193.

Chateaubriand: “Itinéraire de Paris a Jerusalem,” i, 64, 167 note; Le Genie du Christianisme”; ii, 258, 259 and note i.

Chatterton, Thomas: “Minstrel Song in Ella,” ii, 100.

Chivers, Thomas Holley: criticised in Autography, i, 334; urged to furnish capital for “Penn Magazine,” 334; his “The Lost Pleiad,” ii, 138; meeting of, with P., 138-139; renaissance of, 376 seqq.; sketch of his life and character, 378-390; his relations with P., 381 seqq.; his admiration for P., 385; desires to write biography of P., 385; his poem “The Lady Alice,” 386; was to P. what Alcott was to Emerson, 388; mentioned, i, 260, 261; ii, 153, 154, 159, 216 note, 328, 428.

Christie, Robert: i, 2.

Church Hall, home of Mrs. Shelton: ii, 317.

City in the Sea, The (The Doomed City): i, 80 note 2; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 413.

City of Sin, The: i, 166.

Clark, Lewis Gaylord: ii, 139; in The Literati, 187.

Clark, W. Gaylord: denounces P. in “Philadelphia Gazette,” i, 172; 283.

Clarke, Joseph H.: P.’s teacher, i, 24 seqq., 40.

Clarke, Thomas C.: forms partner ship with P. for publishing “The Stylus,” i, 355; blamed by P. for the failure of “The Stylus,” ii, 33; describes P.’s home in Philadelphia, 36-37; “The late N. P. Willis,” etc., 428; mentioned, ii, i, ii, 12, 13, 20.

Clarke, Mrs.: quoted, ii, 271.

Clay, Henry: i, 323.

Cleland, Thomas W.: i, 163.

Clemm, Mrs. Catherine: i, 147.

Clemm, Henry, brother of Mrs. P.: i, 147.

Clemm, Mrs. Maria, mother of Mrs. P.: statements of, unsupported, not trustworthy, i, 55 note; in Richmond with P., 146, 147; her position in P.’s house hold, 296-297; described by Mayne Reid, ii, 35-36; solicits employment for P., 101; N. P. Willis quoted concerning, 226-227; her reminiscences of P. during the Eureka period, 236; destitution of, 323; death of, 355; in Mrs. Gove-Nichols’s reminiscences, 433 seqq.; mentioned, i, 55, 86, 89, 93, 102 note 2, 122, 123, 136, 137, 139, 161, 162, 193, 257, 326, 338, 364, 375 377; ii. ii. 12, 64 and note, 65, 184 note i, 213, 214, 215, 217, 218, 219, 225, 229, 260, 281, 285, 291, 300, 308, 309, 318, 333. 340, 368, 370, 429, 439, 440, 449, 454. Letters of, to William Poe, i, 378; to J. R. Lowell, ii, 137-138; to Mrs. Richmond, 307, 310311; to R. W. Griswold, 323-325; to N. P. Willis, 355-356.

Clemm, Virginia: becomes engaged to P., i, 136; her age, 137; engagement of, opposed by Neilson Poe, 137; privately married to P., 143; in Richmond 146, 147; publicly married, 163; age of, stated falsely, 163; mentioned, 86, 90, 91, 161. See also Poe, Mrs. Virginia.

Clemm, Rev. William T. D.: officiates at P.’s funeral, ii, 349.

Cobb, Palmer: “Influence of E. T. A. Hoffmann on the Tales of E. A. Poe,” i, 232 note, 379-381.

Coleridge, S. T.: “the guiding genius of P.’s early intellectual life,” i, 177; ii, 196; mentioned, i, 74; ii, 94, 198, 250.

Coliseum, The (from Politian): i, 99, 103, 166, 308, 352; ii, 94, 149 note, 163 note, 413.

Colloquy of Monos and Una, The: i, 306; ii, 148 note i, 403.

Colton, G. H.: author of “Tecumseh,” ii, 107, 108; editor of “American Review,” ii, 210; 114, 439, 441.

“Columbia”: ii, 306.

“Columbian Magazine”: ii, 95, 96, 109.

Comte, Auguste: “Philosophic Positive,” ii, 255.

CONCHOLOGIST’S FIRST BOOK, THE: alleged plagiarism in, i, 194-195; ii, 424.

Conqueror Worm, The: ii, 39, 94, 131 note 2, 163 note, 174, 415.

Conrad, Mr.: ii, 60.

CONTES D EDGAR POE, LES (Paris, 1846): ii, 231 note, 408.

Conversation of Eiros and Charmion, The: i, 204; ii, 148 note, 402.

Converse, Rev. Amasa: i, 163.

Converse, Mrs. F. B.: i, 163 note 4.

Cooke, John Esten: i, 379.

Cooke, Philip P.: i, 208, 379; ii, 91; his “Rosalie Lee,” 206, 210. Letters of, to P., i, 208; ii, 204, 207.

Cooper, J. Fenimore: i, 165, 277, 349; ii, 197; his “Wyandotte” reviewed by P., ii, 38.

Cosmogony of the Universe, The: P.’s lecture on, ii, 238.

“Cosmopolitan, The”: i, 358; ii, 442.

Crane, Alexander T.: ii, 121, 136; reminiscences of P., in “Broadway Journal” days, 139-140.

“Critic, The”: ii, 180 note.

“Critical and Biographical Sketches of American Writers”: series of, promised for “The Stylus,” ii, i.

“Critical History of American Literature”: announced by P., ii, 96, 97.

Critics and Criticism: ii, 295, 351.

Crocker, Rev. Dr.: ii, 285.

Cryptography: i, 303-304; ii, 39-41.

“Curio, The”: ii, 272 note i.

Curtis, George William: ii, 396.

Cushing, Caleb: ii, 150.

Cuvier: i, 197.


Dailey, Charlotte F.: See Harrison, James A.

“Daily Telegraph”: publishes English’s attack on P., ii, 198.

Dana, Richard H.: ii, 122.

Daniels, John M.: quarrel of, with P., ii, 273, 443 seqq.

Darley, F. O. C.: agrees to furnish designs for “The Stylus,” ii, 2; makes designs for The Gold Bug, 2. Letter of, to author, ii, 2-3.

Darwin, Charles: ii, 252.

Davidson, The Misses: i, 308; ii, 122.

Dawes, Rufus: i, 97, 241; P.’s article on, 343, 345.

Del Occidente, Maria: “The Bride of Seven,” ii, 177.

“Democratic Review”: i, 353; ii, 29, 109, 123, 161, 306.

“Democratic Pacifique”: ii, 231 note.

Derby, J. C.: “Fifty Years among Authors,” etc., ii, 451.

Descent into the Maelström, A: i, 123 note, 284, 306; ii, 95, 148 note i, 205, 403.

Devil in the Belfry, The: i, 199; ii, 161 note, 402.

Dew, Mr.: i, 165.

Dewey, Dr. Orville: ii, 176.

“Dial, The”: i, 286.

Dickens, Charles: “Barnaby Rudge,” i, 304, 319, 324, 326; “Old Curiosity Shop,” 320; “Pickwick Papers,” 320; “Sketches by Boz,” 320; P.’s acquaintance with, 326; accuses P. of imitating Tennyson, ii, 61; “Barnaby Rudge,” P.’s review contains germ of The Raven, ii, 111-112; mentioned, i, 308, 323; ii, 71, 89, 94, 196, 197 Letters of, to P., i, 327-329.

Diddling considered as One of the Exact Sciences: ii, 70, 149, 405.

Disraeli, Benjamin: his “Vivian Grey” followed in King Pest and Metzengerstein, i, 130; mentioned, 125, 174.

D’Israeli, Isaac: “Curiosities of Literature,” i, 180; ii, 409.

“Dollar Newspaper”: ii, 32, 37, 38, 61.

Domain of Arnheim, The: ii, 303, 407.

Doomed City, The: See City in the Sea, The.

Dow, J. E.: i, 237; ii, 15, 17, 99, 133, 134. Letter of, to T. C. Clarke, ii, 9- ii.

Drake, Joseph Rodman: i, 173.

Dream, A: i, 60 note 2; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 411.

Dream within a Dream, A: first published as To —— , i, 60 note 2; ii, 411.

Dreamland: ii, 94, 109, 163 note, 415.

Dreams: i, 39 note i; 11, 411.

Duane, William: Secretary of the Treasury, ii, 365 seqq.

Duc de l’Omelette, The: i, 123 note, 130; ii, 149 note.

“Duel, The”: attributed to P., i, 134 note.

Duncan Lodge, home of the MacKenzies: ii, 271, 317, 340.

Du Solle, Colonel: i, 338; ii, 114 note i.

Duval, P. S.: i, 265 note 2.

Duyckinck, Evert A.: editor of P.’s Tales (1845), ii. 148; P.’s appeals to, for help, 156-159; mentioned, 184, 191, 209, 301.


Eames, Mr.: ii, 299.

“Eastern Herald and Gazette of Maine”: i, 5.

Eaton, John H.: Secretary of War, i, 52, 53-54.

“Edgar A. Poe and his College Companions”: i, 33 note.

El Dorado: ii, 296, 416, 417.

Eleonora: discussed, 299-301; ii, 131 note 2, 304, 403.

Elk, The: ii, 70, 404.

Ellet, Mrs. Elizabeth F.: interferes between P. and Mrs. Osgood, ii, 183; letters of, to P., returned, 183; mentioned, i, 173; ii, 188,428.

Elliot, Commodore: ii, 15.

Ellis, Charles: i, 18, 24.

Ellis, Powhatan: i, 66.

Ellis, Thomas H.: “Edgar Allan Poe,” i, 36 note; 74 note, 96 note, 102 note i. Letter of, to author, ii, 395.

Embury, Mrs. Emma C.: i, 317.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo: i, 313; ii, 197.

English, Thomas Dunn: i, 354 note, 381; ii, 163; relations of with P., ii, 188 seqq.; in The Literati, 188; answers P. in the “Evening Mirror,” 188-189; charges P. with false pretenses and forgery, 189-190; “Reminiscences of Poe,” 424, 427, 428; concerning P.’s use of opium, 429; his quarrel of, with P., 430, 431.

Enigma, An: ii, 257, 416.

Entre Acte, L’: ii, 231 note.

Epimanes: See Four Beasts in One.

Estelle: See Lewis, Sarah Anna.

Eulalie: ii, 149 note, 161, 163 note, 416.

Eureka: ii, 235, 236, 238, 269, 274, 451; discussed, 239-257.

Eveleth, G. W.: i, 195 note, 302; ii, 148, 253 note; “Edgar A. Poe,” 441. Letter of, to author, ii, 288-289.

“Evening Mirror”: P. employed on, as “mechanical paragraphist,” ii, 101; The Raven published in, no; copies English’s attack on P., from “Daily Telegraph,” 193; P. recovers damages against, 193; mentioned, ii, 114, 126, 129.

Evening Star: i, 39 note i; ii, 411.

“Examiner”: ii, 340.

“Express”: ii, 220.


Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, The: See Case of M. Valdemar, The.

Fairfield, F. G.: ii, 114 note i.

Fairyland: i, 56, 60 note 2, 65, 80 note 2, 81; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 412.

Fall of the House of Usher, The: discussed, i, 229-231; 204, 220, 380; ii, 95, 123, 148 note i, 206, 402, 408.

Faraday, Michael: ii, 252.

Fay, Theodore S.: author of “Norman Leslie,” i, 169, 309.

“Federal Gazette and Baltimore Daily Advertiser”: i, 55, 368.

Fenwick, Samuel: reputed author of The Raven, ii, 425, 447.

Ferguson, John W.: ii, 443.

Fifty Suggestions: ii, 257.

Fisher, E. Burke: i, 199-200, 284.

Flaccus (review of the poetry of Thomas Ward): ii, 38.

“Flag, The”: ii, 301.

“Flag of Our Union, The”: ii, 296, 417.

Flint, Mr.: i, 165.

For Annie: ii, 296, 341, 416.

Fordham, P.’s cottage at: ii, 213 seqq.; P.’s life at, described by Mrs. Gove-Nichols, 432-439.

“Foreign Quarterly Review”: ii, 89.

Forgues, E. D.: ii, 231 note.

Forster, John: ii, 89.

Foster, Mr.: editor of the “Aurora,” i, 355.

Fouque, F. H. K.: “Undine,” i, 233

Four Beasts in One: i, 123 note, 140; ii, 161 note.

Frailey, Dr.: ii, 40.

Francis, Dr.: ii, 177, 190.

“Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly”: ii, 113 note 2.

Franklin Lyceum, Providence: ii, 283, 284.

Frost, Dr.: i, 238, 263.

Fuller, Margaret: ii, 177, 183, 298, 299; in The Literati, 187; 428.

Fuller, Mr.: ii, 14.


Gallagher, William D.: i, 173.

Galt, William: i, 18, 27.

“Gentleman’s Magazine”: See “Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine.”

“Gentleman’s Magazine” (Cincinnati): ii, 295.

“Gift, The”: i, 140, 299, 343; ii, 87, 95, 109.

Goddard, William: i, 2.

Godey, Louis A.: ii, in, 113, 187, 202, 203.

“Godey’s Lady’s Book”: i, 134 note, 286, 287; ii, 95, 109, in, 185, 231, 232, 296, 306; The Literati published in, ii, 185 seqq.

Godwin, William: author of “Caleb Williams,” i, 174, 327.

Gold Bug, The: illustrated by Darley, ii, 2; wins prize offered by “Dollar Newspaper,” 32, 37; alleged plagiarism in, 37; 70, 94, 123, 135, 148 note i, 205, 404, 421.

Gould, Hannah Flagg: i, 173.

Gove, Mrs. Mary (Mrs. Nichols): ii, 177-178; describes the Poe home at Fordham, 213-215, 218-219; her “Mary Lyndon,” 306 note; her “Reminiscences of Edgar Poe,” 432-439.

Gowans, William: i, 193, 257.

Graham, George R.: buys “Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine” and founds “Graham’s,” i, 264-265; .offers P. editorship of “Graham’s,” 275; writes concerning P.’s character, ii, 351-353; mentioned, i, 270, 277, 278, 280, 281, 290, 299, 317, 319, 325, 329, 330, 331, 332, 352, 355, 381; ii, 37, 58, 60, 70, 95, 103, 109, 111, 113, 123, 316.

“Graham’s Magazine”: formed by merging “Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine” and the “Casket,” i, 265; P. editor of, 277; prosperity of, 316 seqq., P.’s share in success of, 317; the leading American magazine, 317; end of P.’s connection with, 325 seqq.; mentioned, ii, 38, 45, 47, 49, 52, 55, 76, 86, 109, in, 161, 185, 204, 231, 257, 306, 343 note, 351, 353 note, 392, 406.

Grant, James: “Random Recollections of the House of Lords,” and “The Great Metropolis,” ii, 82-83.

Gravitation, Newtonian law of: ii, 254.

Greeley, Horace: and P.’s note of hand, ii, 152; “Recollections of a Busy Life,” 152 note; 162, 391, 394, 426, 450. Letter of, to , ii, 152.

Green, Mr.: i, 7, 9, 14.

“Green Mountain Gem”: i, 376.

Grey, Edward S. T.: name assumed by P., ii, 274, 334.

Griffis, W. E.: ii, 112 note.

Griswold, H. W.: certificate of, concerning P.’s service, i, 50.

Griswold, Rufus Wilmot: succeeds P. as editor of “Graham’s,” i 325, 327, 331; his “Poets and Poetry of America,” 334, 350, 353. 379; ii. 39i. seqq., 419; P-’s early relations with, i, 350 seqq.; describes P.’s home in 1843, ii, 35, 43, 47; his “Poets and Poetry” attacked by P., 48; quarrels with P., 49; retires from “Graham’s,” 49; his “American Series of the Curiosities of Literature,” 87; his memoir of P., 259; P.’s literary executor, 390, 450; his “Female Poets of America,” 428; relations of, with P., 44 seqq.; mentioned, i, 100 note i, 351, 354; ii, 86, 87, 89, 122, 123, 128, 194, 231 note, 308, 447. Letter of, to J. T. Fields, ii, 392.

Griswold, W. M.: i, 134 note; his “Passages from the Correspondence and Other Papers of Rufus W. Griswold,” ii, 377 note, 390 seqq.

Gwynn, William: i , 55, 87, 88, 368.


Hale, Mrs. Sarah J.: ii, 86.

Halleck, Fitz-Greene: i, 165, 173, 277; ii, 38, 122; in The Literati, 187; 423.

Hans Pfaall: i, 100 note 2, 119, 121, 123 note, 128, 129; and Locke’s “Moon-Hoax,” 142.

Harker, Mr.: i, 219.

Harper & Brothers: decline to pub lish Tales o) the Folio Club, i, 157-15 8 . ii. 42; P- solicits Anthon’s influence with, ii, 79; mentioned, i, 156, 159, 160, 161; ii, 80, 406.

“Harper’s New Monthly Magazine”: i, 69 note, 90 note 2; 64 note, 271 note i.

Harris, Amanda B.: in “Hearth and Home,” i, 297 and note, 382.

Harrison, Gabriel: reminiscences of P., ii, 422-423.

Harrison, James A.: ii, 138 note i.

Harrison, James A., and Charlotte F. Dailey: “Poe and Mrs. Whitman,” ii, 265 note.

Harrison, William Henry: President U. S., i, 288, 290.

“Harry Franco”: See Briggs, Charles F.

Haswell, Barrington & Haswell: i, 194.

Haunted Palace, The: i, 351; ii f 94, 163 note, 173, 174, 415. 420.

Hawks, Rev. Francis L.: i, 186, 187, 188, 378.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel: his “Howe’s Masquerade” praised by P., but charged with plagiarism, i, 314; “Browne’s Wooden Image,” ii, 97; “Mosses from an Old Manse,” 211; P.’s review of his works, 232; mentioned, i, 308, 349; ii, 22, 23, 25, 196. Letter of, to P., ii, 211-212.

Hawthorne, Mrs. Sophia: ii, 24.

Heath, James E.: i, 109, 378. Letter of, to P., i, 205-208.

Hemans, Mrs. Felicia: i, 173.

Herring, Miss: i, 87, 89-90, 302-303, 367; concerning P.’s use of opium, ii, 429.

Herring, Henry: ii, 344, 348, 349 448.

Herron, James: i, 336.

Herschel, Sir John: ii, 255.

Hewitt, John H.: i, 66, 94, 97, 99^ 103.

Hewitt, Mrs.: ii, 185, 283, 284 note. Letter of, to Mrs. Osgood, ii, 219-220.

Hirst, H. B.: “Edgar A. Poe,” i, 66 note 2, 365-366; concerning P. at West Point, 372-374; 3?8, 379; writes biography of P. for the “Saturday Museum,” ii, 4-5, 70; claimed that he wrote The Raven, 419; mentioned, i, 296; ii, 47, 68-149, 366. 367, 404, 410, 419, 420.

“History of a Hat, The”: attributed to P., i, 134 note.

Hoffman, C. F.: ii, 274. Letter of, to R. W. Griswold, ii, 303.

Hoffmann, David: i, 268.

Hoffmann, E. T. A.: influence of, on P.’s early genius, i, 132J 34; 379-381; his “Serapions bruder,” and “Doge und Dogaressa,” 133, 380; “Das Majorat,” 223; “Elixiere des Teufels,” 232 note.

Holmes, John: ii, 29.

Homans, Mr.: ii, 142.

“Home Journal”: ii, 101, 112 note, 220-222, 233, 267 and note 2, 451.

Hop-Frog: i, 295, 296, 407.

Hopkins, C. D.: as “Tony Lumpkin,” i, 6, 7; marries Elizabeth Arnold (afterward Mrs. David Poe), 7; death of, 9.

Hopkins, Mrs. Elizabeth: See Arnold, Elizabeth.

Hopkinson, Judge: i, 165.

Home, Richard Hengist: “Orion,” reviewed by P., ii, 49-50; introduction of, to “Chaucer Modernized,” 54; “Orion,” “Gregory VII,” etc., 56, 118-119, 145, 197. Letters of, to P., ii, 50-55, 116-119.

House, Col. James: letter of, respecting P.’s discharge from the army, i, 48-49.

How to write a Blackwood Article: i, 199; ii, 149 note, 402.

Howard, Lieut. J.: certificate of, concerning P.’s military service, i, 49-50.

Hoyt, Rev. Ralph: ii, 149.

Hughes, Robert W.: i, 366; ii, 444.

Hymn (in Morella): i, 167, 414.


Imitation: i, 39 note i.

Imp of the Perverse, The: ii, 161, 407, 427.

In youth have I known one with whom the earth: i, 39 note i.

“Independent, The”: ii, 420, 426, 427.

“Independent Chronicle and Universal Advertiser”: i, 4.

Ingram, J. H.: ii, 258, 265 note.

Ingram, Susan: reminiscences of P., ii, 329-333.

Introduction: See Romance.

Irene: i, 81, 166. See also Sleeper, The.

Irving, Washington: “Astoria,” i, 191; Life and Letters of, 232 note; mentioned, 213; ii, 197. Letter of, to P., on William Wilson, i, 216.

Island of the Fay, The: a study for Eleonora, i, 306; ii, 149 note, 303, 403.

Israfel: i, 80 note 2, 82, 166, 180 note, 308; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 413.


James, G. P. R.: i, 308.

Jerrold, Douglas: ii, 51.

“Jerrold’s Illustrated Magazine”: ii, 51.

Johns, Rev. John: i, 143.

Jones, Timothy P.: concerning P. at West Point, i, 369-372.

Jones, William Gwynn: i, 111.

Journal of Julius Rodman, etc.: i, 235-236.

Junior Morgan Riflemen: i, 25.


Keats, John: ii, 94.

Keese, Mr.: ii, 86.

Keith, Alexander: on Prophecy, i, 188.

Kennedy, John P.: relieves P.’s distress, i, 108; P.’s “first true friend,” 109; quoted by Cooke, ii, 205; extracts from diary of, concerning P.’s life and character, 349-351; mentioned, i, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100 and note 3, 107, 111, 112, 119, 120, 122, 123, 138-141, 146-147, 150, 183, 260, 270, 277, 280-282, 291, 292, 293; ii, 153, 247. Letters of, to P., i, 105-106, 141-143, 148-149; ii, 154-155; to T. W. White, i, 109-110.

Kepler: ii, 253.

Kettell, Samuel: “Specimens of American Poetry,” i, 40.

King Pest: i, 123 note, 130; ii, 149 note.

“Knickerbocker, The”: i, 168, 172, 286; ii, 139.


Lacey, Dr.: ii, 14.

Lafayette, Marquis de: i, 25, 79.

Lake, The: i, 39 note i, 44, 60 note 2, 80 note 2; ii, 163 note, 412.

Lambert, Eliza: ii, 326.

Landor: author of memoir of N. P. Willis, ii, 60, 86.

Landor, “Walter or William”: ii, 31.

Landor’s Cottage: ii, 275, 295, 303, 307, 407.

Landscape Garden, The: i, 343; ii, 149 note, 404.

Lane, T. H.: ii, 162, 431. Letter of, to T. D. English, ii, 431.

Laplace: ii, 253, 274.

Last Days of M. Valdemar, The: See Case of M. Valdemar, The.

Latrobe, J. H. B.: i, 98, 100 and note 2, 191, 120.

Lauvriere, Emile: “Edgar Poe, sa vie et son ceuvre,” ii, 175 note, 43.

Lawson, James: ii, 176.

Lea & Blanchard: i, 222, 294; ii, 403. Letters of, to P., i, 225, 295.

Leary, William A.: and the Poe-Duane controversy, ii, 367.

Lee, Z. Collins: ii, 349.

Leland, Annabel Lee: i, 376.

Leland, C. G.: “Memoirs,” quoted, ii, 454.

Lenore: first version of, published as A Paean, i, 80 note 2, 81; revised version of, ii, 38, 94, 149 note, 163 note, 205, 413.

Leslie, Eliza: i, 106, 140. Letter to Mr. , i, 80 note 2, 83.

“Lettres édifiantes et curieuses”: i, 179.

Lever, Charles: i, 308.

Lewis, Mrs. Sarah Anna: P.’s verses to, ii, 257; P.’s relations with, 446; 300, 308, 309, 310, 317, 325, 327, 334, 427

Life in Death: i, 306. See also Oval Portrait, The.

Ligeia: P. P. Cooke’s opinion of, i, 210; discussed, 226-229; mentioned, 43, 198, 204; ii, 94, 206.

Lemonnier: “Natural History,” i, 198.

Light-house, The: Fragments of, ii, r .397-399;

Lionizing: i, 119, 123 note, 150; 11, 131 note 2, 148 note i.

Lippard, George: ii, 310, 446; P.’s gratitude to, 316.

“Lippincott’s Magazine”: ii, 313 note 2.

“Literary Examiner and Western Monthly Review”: i, 199.

Literary Life of Thingum Bob, The: ii, 109, 149 note, 405.

Literary Small Talk: i, 199.

“Literary World, The”: ii, 274.

LITERATI OF NEW YORK, THE: published in “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” 185 seqq.; character of sketches in, 186; not a prose “Dunciad,” 193; discussed, 193 seqq.; not serviceable to P., 198; 181, 199, 210.

Locke, Richard A.: “Moon-Hoax, “i, 129; and Hans Pfaall, 140.

Locke, Mrs.: ii, 223, 269; relations of, with P., 304-306, 428.

“London Foreign Quarterly”: ii, 61, 71.

Longfellow, H. W.: “Hyperion,” criticised by P., i, 233; “Voices of the Night,” P.’s charge of plagiarism in, 234; “Ballads and Other Poems,” reviewed by P., 315-316; “The Beleaguered City,” alleged plagiarism from The Haunted Chamber in, 351352; “The Spanish Student,” 45, 161; alleged plagiarism in, 95, 130; “Hymn to the Night,” 46; “The Waif” (compilation) attacked by P., 115, 129; further charges of plagiarism against, 125, 130, 131; mentioned, i, 277-280, 308, 312, 313; ii, 86, 122, 127, 128, 145, 196, 197, 199.

“Longfellow War, The”: ii, 115, 125, 127, 129.

Lord, W. W.: alleged plagiarism by, ii, 132.

Loss of Breath: i, 123 note, 130, 150; ii, 161 note.

Loud, Mr.: ii, 327.

Loud, Mrs. St. Leon: ii, 327, 334.

Lowell, James Russell: correspondence with P. concerning contributions to the “Pioneer,” i; 345-350; and the failure of the “Pioneer,” ii, 18; abandons legal profession, 24; sends P. memoranda concerning his life, 26-27; his “Prometheus,” 29; his “A Year’s Life,” 45, 47; offers to write life of P. for “Graham’s,” 69; introduces C. F. Briggs to P., 107; his biography of P. published, in, 406; plagiarism by, hinted at by P., 125; ceases to correspond with P., 129; interview of, with P., 137, 138; continuation of sketch of P. by, 237; “A Fable for Critics,” reviewed by P., 296, 298; abused by P., 299; mentioned, i, 347-350, 354; ii, 13, 114, 115, 194, 196, 204, Letters of, to P., i, 345-347; ii, 19-20, 23-28, 56-59, 87-89, 100, 106-108; to author, 137; to C. F. Briggs, 368, 369, 370.

Lummis, Mr.: ii, 188, 190.

Lynch, Anne Charlotte: ii, 177, 193, 268, 427, 428.


Macaulay, Lord: i, 308.

MacBride, John: i, 3.

Macjilton [[McJilton]], Mr.: i, 97, 283.

MacKenzie, John, ii, 270-271.

MacKenzie, Mrs., i, 16.

MacKenzies, The: i, 28, 29, 95, 96, 135; ii, 317, 319 and note 1, 322, 327, 337.

Mclntosh, Maria: ii, 269, 274.

McMichael, Morton: ii, 113.

“Madisonian, The”: ii, 134.

Maelzel’s Chess Player: P.’s article on, i, 178, 378.

Magruder, Gen. A. B.: i, 182, 184. Letters of, to author, i, 70, 72-73. 78.

Man of the Crowd, The: i, 266; ii, 148 note i, 403.

Man that was Used Up, The: i, 204; ii, 39 note, 149 note, 402.

“Maniac’s Story, The”: attributed to P., i, 134 note.

Marginalia: ii, 109, 162, 185, 231, 257, 295.

Marryat, Captain: i, 308.

Marshall, John, Chief Justice: i, 66 note 2.

“Martinsburg Gazette”: i, 118.

“Mary”: P.’s early flame, ii, 224, 225.

Masque of the Red Death, The: i, 306; ii, 149 note, 404.

“Massachusetts Mercury”: i, 5.

Matthews, Cornelius: i, 308; ii, 52, 185, 191, 194, 299.

Mayo, Louise Allen: “Historic Homes of Richmond,” i, 74 note, 96 note; ii, 365 note.

Medwin’s Shelley: i, 232 note.

Meek, Mr.: ii, 39, 40, 41.

Mellen, Grenville: i, 173.

Mellonta Taula: (revision of introduction to Eureka) , ii, 296, 407.

Mesmeric Revelation: ii, 70, 95, 96, te i, 230, 405, 408.

MESMERISM IN ARTICULO MORTIS (The Case of M. Valdemar): ii, 230, 408.

“Metropolitan Magazine”: ii, 295, 306.

Metzengerstetn: i, 123 note, 126, 380.

Meunier, Isabella: translator of some of P.’s tales, ii, 231 note.

Michael Angelo: ii, 97.

Meller, Dr. James H.: i, 98, 100; 119, 138.

“Minerva and Emerald, The”: i, 66.

Minor, Benj. B.: of the “Southern Literary Messenger,” i, 187 note, 378.

Montague, John H.: ii, 442.

“Monthly Record of Science” (London): ii, 230.

Moore, Thomas: imitated in Al Aaraaf, i, 61, 63, 64, 65; “Alciphron,” 233; ii, 46; 197, 338, 339.

Moran, Dr. J. J.: attends P. in his last illness, ii, 345 seqq.; his “Defense of Edgar Allan Poe,” etc., 347 note. Letter of, to Mrs. Clemm, ii, 345-347.

Moran, Mrs. J. J.: ii, 344, 345

Morell, Benj.: “Narrative of Four Voyages,” i, 191 and note.

Morella: i, 123 note, 126, 204; ii, 131 note 2, 206.

Morgan, Appleton: “Poe not a Drunkard,” ii, 440.

Morning on the Wissahiccon: ii, 38, 303. See Elk, The.

“Morning Post” (London): ii, 230.

Morris, George P.: ii, 60, 225.

Motherwell, William: ii, 130.

Moxon, Edward: publisher, i, 328.

MS. Found in a Bottle: i, 123 note, 128, 140; ii, 149 note, 205, 206, 400.

Murders in the Rue Morgue, The: i, 284, 304-305; ii, 39 note, 94, 148 note i, 205, 208, 230, 231 note, 403, 408.

Murdock, James E.: reads The Raven to “Broadway Journal” office force, ii, 121.

Mystery of Marie Roget, The: i, 343, 382; ii, 148 note i, 404.

Mystification (Von Jung, the Mystific): i, 189; ii, 161 note.

“Myths about Poe’s Habits Refuted”: ii, 439.


NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM, THE: publication of, begun in “Southern Literary Messenger,” i, 181-182; published by Harper & Bros., 190 and note; analysis of, 191-193; success of, 193; reprinted in Eng land, 193; mentioned, i, 199, 243; ii, 29-30, 409.

Neal, John: i, 55, 349, 368; “Edgar A. Poe,” ii, 451.

Never Bet the Devil your Head: i, 306; ii, 149 note, 403.

“New England’s assumption of All the decency and all the talent”: i, 333.

“New Englander”: i, 168.

“New Mirror”: ii, 85, 103 note; name of, changed to “The Evening Mirror,” which see.

New Orleans “Picayune”: ii, 193.

New Orleans “Times-Democrat”: i, 33 note; ii, 425.

“New Spirit of the Age”: ii, 118.

“New World”: i, 239.

New York “Commercial Advertiser”: ii, 440.

New York “Evening Post”: i, 238.

New York “Evening Star”: i, 119, 220, 238.

New York “Herald”: ii, 333 note, 344 note.

New York Historical Society: ii, 121.

New York “Mail and Express”: ii, 113 note 2.

New York “Mirror”: attacks the “Southern Literary Messenger,” i, 169-170; publishes parody of Lionizing, 169; “Penn Magazine” announced in, 335.

New York “Press”: ii, 440.

“New York Review”: i, 186, 188, 234

New York “Sun”: i, 129, 369-371; publishes The Balloon Hoax, ii, 69; 425.

New York “Times”: i, 365; ii, 419, 422, 440.

New York “Tribune”: ii, 351, 451.

New York “Weekly Universe”: ii, 441.

Newark “Courier”: ii, 440.

Newbern “Spectator”: hostile to P., i, 172.

Newton, Sir Isaac: ii, 254.

Nichols, Dr.: “Architecture of the Heavens,” ii, 255.

Nichols, Mrs.: See Gove, Mrs. Mary.

“Nineteenth Century”: ii, 312 note, 355 note 4.

“Norman Leslie”: See Fay, Theodore S.

“North American Review”: i, 39 note 2; ii, 58, 61; P. criticises the “clique” of, i, 313.

“Northern Monthly”: ii, 428.

Norton, Mrs. Caroline E. S.: ii, 178.

Notes on English Verse: ii, 38, 294.


Oakie, Dr. O. H.: ii, 280, 281.

O’Beirne, James R.: “Poe and the Raven,” ii, 113 note 2.

Oblong Box, The: ii, 70, 95, 109, 161 note, 405.

Old Christ Church, Baltimore: i, 143

Old Exchange Hotel, Richmond: ii, 272.

Omaha “World-Herald”: ii, 121 note, 136 note, 140 note.

On Critics and Criticism: See Critics and Criticism.

One Thousand and Second Tale, The: ii, in, 406.

“Opal, The”: ii, 38, 86.

Oquawka, Ill.: suggested as place of publication of “The Stylus,” ii, 37.

Osgood, Mrs. Frances S.: P.’s relations with, ii, 178 seqq.; her description of P., 179; publishes verses addressed to P., 179; describes P.’s home and family, 180-182; correspondence of, with P., rouses Mrs. Ellet, 183; ceases to see P., 184 and note i; in The Literati, 187; writes of P. on her deathbed, 354-355; acrostic poem of, to R. W. Griswold, 396; mentioned, 122, 185, 188, 219, 266, 287, 293, 306, 428, 449, 450. Letter of, to R. W. Griswold, ii, 180.

O Sullivan, Mr.: i, 353; ii, 123.

“Outis”: defends Longfellow, ii, 127, 130; P.’s reply to, 130.

Oval Portrait, The: i, 380; ii, 131 note 2, 403.


Pabodie, William J.: ii, 283, 284 and note, 286.

Pæan, A: See Lenore.

Page, W.: portrait of P. [[actually J. R. Lowell]] by, ii, 24.

Patterson, A. S.: “L Influence d’Edgar Poe sur Charles Baudelaire,” ii, 430.

Patterson, E. H. N.: negotiations of, with P., concerning “The Stylus,” ii, 307, 317, 320.

Patton, John S.: “Poe at the University,” i, 365.

Paulding, John K.: intermediary between P. and Harper & Bros., i, 156; mentioned, 151, 165, 166, 187, 188, 190. Letters of, to T. W. White, i, 156-159; to P., 159-160.

Payne, John Howard: i, 11.

“Penn Magazine, The”: projected by P., i, 258-259; prospectus of , 260 seqq., 271-275$ publication of, postponed, 276; project of, revived, 330 seqq.; publicly announced, 335; but languishes, 355; and T. H. Chivers, ii, 381.

Pennsylvania Freeman: ii, 137.

“Pennsylvanian”: i, 220, 238.

Perry, Edgar A.: name assumed by P. on enlisting, i, 38, 48.

Peter Pendulum, the Business Man: i, 234.

Peter Snook: ii, 132.

Peterson, C. J.: i, 31 7, 330, 382; ii, 34. 3*6.

Phelps, Mary Andre: Reminiscences of, ii, 272 note 2, 440.

Philadelphia “Casket”: i, 72.

Philadelphia “Record”: ii, 313 note i.

Philadelphia “Saturday Museum”: i, 66 note 2, 355, 365; ii, i, 4, 5, 28, 30, 47, 48, 410, 422.

Philosophy of Composition, The: ii, 185, 210.

Philosophy of Furniture, The: ii, 131 note 2.

Pinakidia: i, 178-179.

“Pioneer, The”: founded by Lowell, i, 343; P. contributes to, 345-350; failure of, ii, 18-19; P.’s opinion of, 21; mentioned, i, 354; ii, 38, 420.

Pit and the Pendulum, The: i, 343; alleged sources of, 382; ii, 131 note 2, 404.

Pittsburg “Literary Examiner”: i, 215, 220, 284.

Plagiarism: a “ticklish hobby” of P., ii, 126; P.’s “fol-de-rol about,” 128. See also especially under Longfellow, H. W.

Pleasant, Mr.: i, 119.

Poe, Miss A. F.: i, 90 note i, 303 note.

Poe, Gen. David, P.’s grandfather: i, i, 2-3, 53.

Poe, David, P.’s father: on the stage, i, 1,7; age of, 7 note; marries Elizabeth (Arnold) Hopkins, 9; as an actor, 10-14, 360-362; and Buckingham, 13; death of, 15.

Poe, Edgar Allan: birth of, i, i, 13, 357-358; paternal ancestry of, 1-3; maternal ancestry of, 3-7; Mrs. Allan takes charge of, at his mother’s death, 16; childhood of, in Allan home, 18 seqq.; youthful accomplishments of, 1 9; early schooling of ,i 9; in England with the Allans, 19 seqq.; at school there, 20; returns to Richmond, 24; at Mr. Clarke’s school, 24; boyish verses of, 24, 25; lieutenant in Richmond Junior Volunteers, 25; swimming feat of, 26; difficult temperament of, 26-27; social environment of, 28; his first love, 30; in Allan’s new house, 31; at University of Virginia, 32-36; bad habits of, 33, 34, 364, 365; in debt, 35; leaves university for Allan’s counting-room, 36-37; his alleged voyage in 1827, 37, 365-368; close of his first love affair, 37, enlists in artillery in Boston, as Edgar A. Perry, 38; at Fort Independence, 38; publishes TAMERLANE AND OTHER POEMS, 39; self-revelation of, in that volume, 41-45; service of, at Fort Moultrie and Fortress Monroe, 46; made sergeant-major, 46; letters of officers concerning service and discharge of, 48 seqq.; discharged, by substitute, 49; attempts to enter West Point, 51-55; Allan’s letter concerning, 52-53; in Washington, 55; with Mrs. Clemm, at Baltimore, 55 and note; replies to letter in “Boston “Yankee,” 58-60; announces second volume of poems, 59; publishes AL AARAAF, TAMERLANE, AND MINOR POEMS, 60 and note 2; his Al Aaraaf discussed, 60-64; plagiarism by, in Fairyland, 65; returns to Richmond, 65; appointed to West Point, 67; in Baltimore, 67; relations with Allan, 68; enters at West Point, 69 seqq., 369-374; his “romantic tale of travel,” 72-73; letter of second Mrs. Allan concerning his substitute, 74; determines to leave service, 75; court-martialed, 75; dismissed from service, 76; his version of the incident untrustworthy, 76-77; obtains subscriptions for new edition of poems, 78; in New York, 79; proposed visit of, to Paris, 79; issues POEMS, SECOND EDITION, 80; genius of, first becomes manifest, 81; influence of Coleridge’s criticism on, 83; his creed summed up, 83-84; settles in Baltimore with Mrs. Clemm, 86-87; his flirtations, 89-92; Wilmer’s recollections of, 9293; personal appearance of, 93, 94; quarrels with the Allans, 95-97; discovers genius for the short story, 97; wins prize offered by “Saturday Visiter” with MS. Found in a Bottle, jj899; 1 The Coliseum, 99; association of, with J. P. Kennedy, 99101; introduction of, to Carey, & Lea, 100; The Visionary, in “Godey’s,” 101; scene between, and Allan, 101; charged with gross misconduct, 102 note 2; relations of, with the Allans, closed, 102 note 2, 103; pecuniary distress of (1834-35), 105; negotiations of, with Lea & Carey, 105, 106; raised from the depths of despair by Kennedy, 108; gratitude of, to Kennedy, 109; Berenice, in “Southern Literary Messenger,” 109; interest of, in that magazine, 113; offered assistant editorship, 114; first mention of ill health, 114; not intemperate at West Point or at Mrs. Clemm’s, 121, 122; physical condition of, permanently impaired at twenty-five, 123; earlier tales of, 123 note i; their nature and significance, 123-125; influence of Bulwer and Disraeli on, 125, 130; and of contemporary interest in German romance, 125; tales of, discussed, 125-129; Hans Pfaall, P.’s earliest attempt to gull the public, 128, 129; results of the first four years of his literary career, 131, 132; alleged influence of Hoffmann on genius of, 132-134, 232 note; Hoffmann but one of many contemporary influences, 133; in Richmond once more, 135; becomes engaged to Virginia Clemm, 136; assistant editor of “Messenger,” 136; loses place through intemperance, 137, 143; engagement of , opposed by Neilson Poe, 137; writes to Mrs. Clemm thereon, 137 and note 2; Hans Pfaall and Locke’s “MoonHoax,” 141; letter of, from Kennedy to, 141-143; pleads for continuance of engagement, 143, privately married to Virginia, 143 and note 3; F. W. White writes to, concerning his habits, 144-146; becomes editor of “Messenger,” 146; correspondence of, with Kennedy, 147-150; relation of, with B. Tucker and J. K. Paulding, 151160; plan of, to start a boarding-house, 161-162, 164; publicly married to Virginia, 163; seeks loan from Kennedy, 164; keeping house with Mrs. Clemm, 166; editorial work of, in 1836, brilliantly successful, 166; tales and poems of, revised and re printed, 166-167; discovers his critical capacity, 167; success of, as editor of “Messenger,” as a critic, 1 68; reviews Fay’s “Nor man Leslie,” 168; attacked in New York “Mirror,” 169-170; replies to attack, 170; states ground and spirit of his attempt to reform criticism, 170-171; views of, not novel, but distinguished by audacity and vigor, 172; worldly fortunes of, affected by enmities he aroused, 172; denounced by Col. Stone and W. G. Clark, 172; his ad verse opinions generally sustained, 172; seventy of his criticisms exaggerated, 173; characteristics of his critical style, 174; his Letter to Mr. B , 174-175; on the “Faculty of Ideality,” and the “Sentiment of Poesy,” 175-176; his meaning interpreted, 176-177; his “constant parroting of Coleridge,” 177; Coleridge the guiding genius of his early intellectual life, 177; Schlegel, and P.’s sense of poetic form, 178; article of, on Maelzel’s Chess Player, 178, 378; Pinakidia, extracts from his common-place book, 178-179; his habit of quotation, 179, 180 and note; his “masquerade of bor rowed learning,” 179; on the elder D’Israeli’s works, 180; prosperity of the “Messenger,” under his control, 180; his reputation growing, 180; resigns from “Messenger,” 181; publication of Pym begun, 181-182; relations of, with T. W. White, 182-183, 184, 185; his intemperance, 184; flirtation with Miss White, 185; relations with his wife, 185; social life, 185; ambitions of editorial independence, 186; goes to New York, 188; fails to obtain employment on “N. Y. Review,” 188; little known of his early months in N. Y., 189-190; publishes the NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM, 190 and note, 191; in Philadelphia (1838), 194; CONCHOLOGIST’S FIRST BOOK, 194-198; views concerning use of authorities, 195; contributions to “American Museum of Literature and the Arts,” 198-199; and to “Saturday Evening Chronicle,” 199; negotiations with Fisher, 199-200; engaged on “Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine,” 202-204; submits early tales to judgment of literary men, 204; correspondence with Heath and Cooke, 205-212; and with Irving, 216-217; publishes TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE, 222 and note; charge of Germanism against, 223; negotiations with Lea & Blanchard, 224-225; significance of Ligeia and the House of Usher in development of his genius, 225-232; William Wilson, 232; old material republished in “Gentleman’s Magazine,” 232-234; his Journal of Julius Rodman, 235; quarrel with Burton and end of connection with “Gentleman’s Magazine,” 236-250; hints of proposed new magazine, 250-251; discusses his own habits in letter to Snodgrass, 253-255; evidence concerning his habits, 257, 381; prospectus of the “Penn Magazine,” 258; announces “Penn Magazine” (never published), 260; his new friends Chivers, Tomlin, F. W. Thomas, 260, 261; acquaintance with Graham, 265; publications in late 1840, unimportant, 265-266; correspondence about the “Penn Magazine,” and prospectus thereof, 266-275; postpones publication, 276; accepts editorship of “Graham’s,” 276; correspondence with Longfellow and Snodgrass concerning pro posed new monthly magazine, 276-287; first relations with Willis, 287-288; attempts to obtain government office, 288 seqq.; his political principles, 290; proposed new edition of tales, 294; apparently prosperous in 1841, 296; his home-life, 296-298; in Mrs. P.’s illness, 299; published Eleonora, 299301; causes of his intemperance, 301-303; use of opium, 303; contributions to “Graham’s,” 303 seqq.; characteristics of his work at this time, 303; articles on cryptography, 304; Murders in the Rue Morgue, 304; his preference for the short story, 306-307; his aim and method, 307; poems, revised and republished, 308; critical reviews, 308; Autography, 308; attitude toward contemporaries, 308 seqq.; his general view of American literary affairs as set forth in review of Wilmer’s “Quacks of Helicon,” 309-312; and in Autography, 312-313; criticisms of current books, 313 seqq.; praises Hawthorne, 314; but charges plagiarism from him self in “Howe’s Masquerade,” 314; reviews Longfellow’s “Ballads and Other Poems,” 315-316; his share in success of “Graham’s,” 317; correspond ence with F. W. Thomas, 318326; seeking government office, 321 seqq.; close of engagement with Graham, 325; acquaintance with Dickens, 326 seqq.; cause of breach with Graham, 329-330; revives project of “Penn Magazine,” 330; applies to Chivers for funds, 334; again announces “Penn,” 325; still seeking government office, 335-342; published work after leaving “Graham’s” unimportant, 343; turns to Boston, 343; Low ell and the “Pioneer,” 344-350; early relations with R. W. Griswold, 350 seqq.; Longfellow charged with plagiarism, 351; his Richmond connections, 364; the “Inman” portrait of, 367; and John Neal, 368; his relatives and his relations with them, 374-376; influence of Hoffmann on, 379-381; forms partnership with T. C. Clarke to publish the “Stylus,” 355; issues prospectus of the “Stylus,” ii, i; his biography in “Saturday Museum,” i; relations with F. O. C. Darley, 2; Darley’s impressions of, 2-3; form of his MS., 2; announced as editor of the “Museum,” 5; in Washington, 8 seqq.; J. E. Dow on his conduct there, 9-1 1; returns to Philadelphia, 11; correspondence with Lowell concerning the “Stylus,” 20-31, 33; the “Stylus,” abandoned, 33; blames Clarke therefor, 33; his home in Philadelphia, 34 note 3, 35, 36, 37; his straitened circumstances, 37; wins newspaper prize with The Gold Bug, 37; charged with plagiarism, 37; publications in 1843, 38; continued interest in cryptographs, 39-42; his animad versions on Wilmer, 41-42; Wilmer’s letter to Tomlin on habits of, 42-43; suspects Griswold of newspaper criticism, 43; his pecuniary difficulties, 44; praises Lowell’s poetry, 45; criti cises Longfellow, Byron, and Moore, 45, 46; first appearance as lecturer, 48; attacks Griswold’s “Poets and Poetry of America,” 48; contributions to “Graham’s,” 49; reviews R. H. Home’s “Orion,” 49; correspondence with Home, 50-55; endeavors to place work in England, 50; correspondence with Lowell, 57-63; his opinion of Willis, 60; broaches plan for new monthly journal, 62-63; his manner of life in Philadelphia, 64; goes to New York, 64 seqq.; his Balloon Hoax in N. Y. “Sun,” 60; Lowell’s offer to write biographical sketch of, for “Graham’s,” 6971, 87-93; list of “tales” still unpublished, 71; suggested cause of discouragement, 71-72; correspondence with Anthon, and with Bowen and Gossler, concerning his own career, and literary matters in general, 72-87; discusses his own qualities and faults, and the value of his work, in letter to Lowell, 90-95; his treatment of metaphysical subjects in Mesmeric Revelation, 95-96; correspondence with Chivers, 96; at work on “Critical History of American Literature,” 97; becomes Wil lis’s assistant on the “Evening Mirror,” 101; praises poetry of Miss Barrett (Mrs. Browning), 102; translations from French in the “New Mirror” wrongly attributed to him, 103 note; reviews project of a new magazine company, 104-106; published work of, in 1844, 109; resells clippings from old book reviews with new tales, 109-1 10; publishes The Raven under pseudonym (June, 1845), no; his authorship of The Raven revealed, no; effect of publication on his fame, in; his review of “Barnaby Rudge “contains the true germ of the poem, 111-112; various traditions concerning its composition, 112-114 and notes, 388, 419, 425; leaves the “Mirror,” 114; contributions to the “Mirror” of slight importance, 115; attacks Longfellow’s compilation, “The Waif,” 115; associated with Briggs in “Broadway Journal,” 115; reviews Miss Barrett’s work in the “Journal,” 116; sends The Raven to Home, 116; Miss Barrett’s reception of his review, 120; relations of, with Briggs, 120; lectures on American Poetry to New York Historical Society, 121; Brigg’s impression of him, 123-124; associate editor of “Broadway Journal,” 124, 125; relations with Briggs, 125 seqq.; renews charges of plagiarism against Longfellow, 125; suggests similar charges against Lowell, 125; plagiarism a “ticklish hobby,” 126, 127, 128; his position on the “Journal,” 128; the “Longfellow War,” 129 seqq.; replies to “Outis,” 130; contributions to the “Journal,” 131 and note 2, 132; his “bait ing” of W. W. Lord, 132; has too many irons in the fire, 133; has made no money, 133; improved habits, 135; relapses, 136, 138 note, 139; second lecture abandoned, and result, 136; personal interview with Lowell, 137, 138 and note i; his meeting with Chivers, 138-139; described by Alexander T. Crane, 139-140; relations with Briggs, 141 seqq.; becomes sole editor of “Broad way Journal,” 146; disapproves Duyckinck’s selection of “Tales” for publication, 148; reprints again, in “Journal,” his old tales and poems, 148, 149 note; reads before Boston Lyceum, 150-151; sole proprietor of “Journal,” 151; Greeley’s experience with, 151-152; lacks capital to run the “Journal,” 152; begging letters to Chivers and others, 153 seqq.; obtains loan from Halleck, 161; other works reprinted in “Journal,” 161 and note; new works published in 1845, 161-162; issues valedictory of “Journal,” 162; publishes THE RAVEN, AND OTHER POEMS, dedicated to Miss Barrett, 163; his preface to the volume, quoted, 165-166; value of his poems discussed, 166-176; a careful artist rather than an in spired poet, 171; music an essential element of his art, 171, 172; relations with the New York poetesses, 176 seqq.; his fascination for women, 178; relations with Mrs. Osgood, 178 seqq.; exchanges verses with her, 179; his home and family described by her, 180-182; consequences of their correspondence, 183, 184 and note i; unsuccessful attempt to arrange for publication of more tales, 184; “Godey’s” his main support, 185; publishes THE LITERATI, 186 seqq.; relations with T. D. English, 188 seqq.; replies to E.’s attack, admitting errors and frailties, 189-190; explains E.’s charge of forgery, 191, 430; his reply published, 191; recovers damages from “Mirror” for English’s libel, 193; The Literati discussed, 193195; character of P.’s criticism, 195-198; a disciple of Cole ridge, 196; first to submit criticism to laws of literary art, 198; personal feeling in his critical writing, 199; W. G.Simms’s advice, 199-204; the “Stylus” still the great purpose of his literary life, 211; Hawthorne’s opinion of him, 212; his fortune at a low ebb, 212; his home at Fordham described by Mrs. Gove, 213 seqq., 432-439; in poor health, 217; his necessitous condition made public, 220 seqq.; writes open letter in reply to Willis, 222; effect upon him of Mrs. Poe’s death, 225; dictates to Mrs. Shew the imaginary story of a voyage to France, etc., 226; relations with Mrs. Shew, 228; his life after Mrs. Poe’s death, 228-229; vogue of his tales in Europe, 230; some tales translated, 231 note; few new works published in 1847, 23 1 seqq.; publishes Ulalume, 232; re quests publication of Ulalume in “Home Journal,” with “a word of inquiry” as to authorship, 233; sets about Eureka, 235; Mrs. Clemm’s account of him, 236; appears in the world again, 237; revives project of the “Stylus,” 237; lectures on the “Cosmogony of the Universe,” 238; publishes EUREKA: A PROSE POEM, 239; reviews Macaulay’s “Essays,” 240; Eureka discussed, 240 seqq.; other meta physical speculations, 249 seqq.; new works published in first half of 1848, 257; end of intimacy with Mrs. Shew, 257 seqq.; first suggestion of The Bells ascribed to a visit to her, 2 58; first sight of Mrs. Whitman, 265; exchanges verses with her, 267-268; lectures on “The Poetic Principle, 269; in Richmond, 270; his condition described by J. R. Thompson, 270-271; his life in Richmond, 271 seqq.; quarrels with Daniels, 273, 443 seqq.; Mrs. Whitman’s verses, 273; re turns to Fordham, 274; court ship of Mrs. Whitman, 274286; conditional engagement between them, 281; final breach with Mrs. Whitman, 285-286; his letters to women, 287; new publications in 1849, 2 94? correspondence with Mrs. Richmond, 292, 294-295; the Domain of Arnheim, 303; relations with Mrs. Locke and the Richmonds, 304-306; discouraging literary prospects in 1849, 36 seqq.; negotiations with Patterson concerning the “Stylus,” 307; despondency, 307, 308; with John Sartain in Philadelphia, 309; ill ness and hallucination, 3 1 1-313; in Richmond, 313; his life in Richmond, 317 seqq.; offers marriage to Mrs. Shelton, 318319; lectures in Richmond, 319; joins the Sons of Temperance, 321 and note i; physical condition, 321, 322; Mrs. Weiss and Mrs. Clemm, concerning his health, 322-325; Miss Ingram’s reminiscences, 329-333; lectures in Norfolk, 333; engaged to Mrs. Shelton, 335; described by Mrs. Weiss, 336, 338; relations with his sister Rosalie, 337; preparations for marriage, 340; last days in Richmond, 340-342; in Baltimore, 342; uncertainty concerning his experiences there, 342-343; found unconscious, 343; last hours and death, 343349, 447-448; post-mortem appreciations of, 349-356; different homes of, in Richmond, 359 seqq.; alleged theft of volume of “Messenger,” 365 seqq.; characterized by Lowell, 369; relations of, with Chivers, 381 seqq.; influence of Chivers’s poems in germination of The Raven, 388; connection of, with foreign periodicals, ii, 408, 410; and H. B. Hirst, ii, 419-420; and Mayne Reid, 420-421; in 1843-44, 422-424; proposes to read The Raven before the Queen, 425; his use of opium, 428 seqq.; nature of his devotion to Virginia, 440; in bachelor quarters, 442; and Mrs. Lewis, 446; grave of, 448; relations of, with Griswold, 449-454. Letters (and extracts) from, to his wife, ii, 217; Charles Anthon, ii, 72; Bowen and Gossler, ii, 81; Daniel Bryan, i, 330; W. E. Burton, i, 242; Matthew Carey, ii, 371; T. H. Chivers, ii, 1 53; T. Clarke, ii, 8; Mrs. Maria Clemm, ii, 65, 311, 313, 314, 315, 326, 333; P. P. Cooke, i, 212, ii, 207, 409; William Duane ii, 366, 367; E. A. Duyckinck, ii, 156, 157, 229, 301; G. W. Eveleth, i, 195, 302, ii, 257, 441; L. A. Godey, ii, 191; Horace Greeley, ii, 426; R. W. Gris wold, i, 351, 354, ii, 34; W. Gwynn, i, 88; Miss Ingram, ii, 331; J. P. Kennedy, i, 104, 107, 108, 138, 146, 164, 266, 280, ii, 153; Lea & Blanchard, i, 294; H. W. Longfellow, i, 277; J. R. Lowell, i, 344, 347, 348, ii, 20, 33, 44, 60, 69, 90, 96, 103; Allan B. Magruder, i, 184, ii, 372; Lucian Minor, ii, 370; John Neal, i, 369; E. H. N. Patterson, ii, 320; C. G. Percival, ii, 374; George Poe, i, 161, ii, 159; Neilson Poe, ii, 373; William Poe, i, 377; Mrs. Richmond, ii, 277, 292, 294, 307; Mrs. Shew, ii, 223, 261; J. E. Snodgrass, i, 183, 218, 221, 222, 237, 239, 248, 252, 267, 283, 285, 409; Bayard Tay lor, ii, 374; S. Thayer, i, 79; C. F. S. Thomas, i, 109; F. W. Thomas, i, 262, 290, 292, 324, 335- 337,339;352; “.6,98, 133; F. W. Thomas and J. E. Dow, ii, ii; John Tomlin, ii, 39; T. W. White, i, no, 114, 118; Mrs. Whitman, ii, 266, 275, 290, 292; N. P. Willis, ii, 233.

Poe, Mrs. Elizabeth (Arnold): i, 9; her stage career, 10 seqq., 358-364; last illness, and death, 15.

Poe, Elizabeth E.: “Poe, the Weird Genius,” etc., i, 358; ii, 442.

Poe, George: i, 55, 161, 163, 376; ii, 159, 162.

Poe, John, P.’s great-grandfather: i, 2; descendants of, 374-375.

Poe, John P.: letter of, to author, i, 7 note.

Poe, Neilson, P.’s cousin: i, 55, 87, 137, 144, 219, 358, 379; ii, 153, 344, 447. 448. Letters of, to Mrs. Clemm, ii, 348; to R. W. Griswold, 447, 451.

Poe, Mrs. Neilson: i, 137.

Poe, Robert: i, 161, 162, 376.

Poe, Rosalie, P.’s sister: birth of, i, 14; taken charge of by Mrs. MacKenzie, 16; death of, ii, 336; mentioned, i, 135; ii, 184 note i, 216, 217, 271, 272, 326, 429.

Poe, Mrs. Virginia (Clemm): age of, at marriage, i, 164; relations with P., 185, ii, 440; described by Miss Harris, i, 297; and by Mrs. Weiss, 298; serious illness of, 298-299; in ill health, ii, 10-12, 37, 217-219; her death, 225; mentioned, i, 320, 325, 338;ii, 34, 35, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 98, 135, 181, 182, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 220, 223, 224. See also Clemm, Virginia.

Poe, Washington: i, 335.

Poe, William: i, 161, 162, 375, 377; ii, 420. Letter of, to P., ii, 31.

Poe, William H. L., P.’s brother: birth of, i, 13; in Baltimore, 16; 31; death of, 86.

“Poe-Chivers Papers, The”: ii, 96 note, 138 note 2, 139 note, 341 note, 426, 428.

Poe-Duane Letters, The: ii, 365 seqq.

“Poe Memorial”: i, 100 note 2.

Poe versus English: i, 102 note 2.

POEMS (1831): i, 80 and note 2.

Poetic Principle, The: ii, 351.

Poitevent, Schuyler: i, 33 note.

Poitiaux, Mr.: ii, 326.

Polilian: i, 31, 166, 167; alleged plagiarism of, by Longfellow, ii, 130; scenes from, 163 note. 414.

“Polyanthos, The”: i, 10.

Portland “Advertiser”: i, 368; ii, 45i-

Portland “Transcript”: ii, 441.

Post, Mr.: ii, 219.

Power, Mrs.: mother of Mrs. Whitman, ii, 280, 281, 284, 286.

Power of Words, The: ii, 149 note, 161, 407.

Predicament, A.: i, 199; ii, 402.

Preface: See Romance.

Premature Burial, The: ii, 70, 132, 405.

Preston, James P.: letter of, to Secretary of War, i, 51-52.

“Prima Donna, The”: attributed to P., i, 134 note.

PROSE ROMANCES OF EDGAR A. POE: ii, 39 note, 404.

Purloined Letter, The: ii, 70, 95, 109, 148 note i, 405, 408.

Putnam, George P.: concerning Eureka, ii, 238, 239.

PYM, ARTHUR GORDON: See NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM, THE.


“Quarles”: pseudonym under which P. published The Raven, ii, 110.


Rationale of Verse, The: ii, 294.

Raven, The: published in “Evening Mirror” under pseudonym, and in “American Whig Review” under P.’s name, ii, 110; immediate success of, 110-111; history of composition of, in seqq.; sent to Home, 116; Miss Barrett’s opinion of, 117, 164; and Home’s, 118; reprinted in “Broadway Journal,” 120; read by Murdock, 121; reputed authors of, 388, 419, 425; mentioned, i, 231; ii, 135, 150, 163 note, 172, 173, 179, 185, 205, 330, 415, 419, 420, 425, 439.

RAVEN, THE, AND OTHER POEMS: ii, 163 and note.

Rawlins, Dr. George: ii, 321.

“Receuil des Bon Pensees”: i, 179.

Reid, Mayne: i, 297, 381; describes Mrs. Clemm, ii, 35-36; P.’s association with, 420-421.

“Revue des Deux Mondes”: ii, 231 note.

Reynolds, J. N.: i, 191.

Richard, John: i, 16.

Richardson, Warfield Creath: “Who was Chivers?” ii, 378 note i.

Richmond, Mr.: “Annie’s “husband, ii, 269, 305.

Richmond, Mrs. “Annie”: ii, 269, 276, 277, 281, 282, 283, 286, 290, 294, 304, 305, 307, 308, 310, 328, 329.

Richmond “Despatch”: i, 66 note i.

Richmond “Enquirer”: i, 163 note 3.

Richmond Junior Volunteers: i, 25.

Richmond “News”: i, 74 note.

Richmond “Standard”: i, 36 note, 102 note i.

Richmond “Times-Despatch”: i, 366, 372; ii, 293 note 2, 442, 443.

Richmond “Whig”: i, 142.

Ricker, Mr.: ii, 86.

Robinson, F. W.: “The Library of George W. Childs,” i, 295 note.

“Robinson Crusoe”: ii, 302.

Romance (Preface): i, 60 note 2. (Introduction to POEMS, SECOND EDITION), 80 note 2; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 412.

Rosenbach, Mr.: describes breach between P. and Burton, i, 242; 257, 259, 381; ii, 113

Royster, Mr.: i, 37.

Royster, Sarah E.: i, 30, 37, 89. See also Shelton, Mrs. Sarah E.


Sailer, Joseph: ii, 37.

Sallengre: “Literary Memoirs” of, i, 179.

Sartain, John: cares for P. in Philadelphia, ii, 309, 313; P.’s gratitude to, 316; 344, 417, 429.

“Sartain’s Magazine”: ii, 296, 306, 351.

“Sartor Resartus”: See Carlyle, Thomas.

“Saturday Evening Chronicle and Mirror of the Times”: i, 197 note 2, 199.

“Saturday Evening Post”: i, 265, 276, 304, 377.

“Scenes of Childhood”: i, 238, 239.

Schlegel: lesson learned by P. from, i, 177-178; “Lectures on the Drama,” 179; 250.

Science: ii, 149 note.

Scott, Sir Walter: i, 133, 174.

Scott, Gen. Winfield: i, 66 note 2.

“Scribner’s Magazine”: ii, 114 note i, 323 note, 339 note, 340 note.

Sedgwick, Miss: i, 165.

“Senex”: i, 12.

“Sentinel of Freedom”: ii, 453.

Shadow: i, 123 note, 127; ii, 131 note 2.

Shapley, R. E.: i, 257.

Shaw, Charles B.: i, 116.

Shea, George: ii, 114 note 2.

Shea, John Augustus: ii, 114.

Shelley, Percy B.: i, 232 note; ii, 94

Shelton, Mrs. Sarah E.: an early flame of P., ii, 317; P. offers marriage to, 318, 319; becomes engaged to P., 335; mentioned, 326, 327, 328, 333, 334, 355, 445, 446. Letters of, to Mrs. Clemm, ii, 335 and note 2, 341 and note. See also Royster, Sarah E.

Sherburne, Miss: “Imogene,” alleged plagiarism from, in The Gold Bug, ii, 37.

Sherley, Douglass: “The Valley of Unrest,” etc., i, 124 note i.

Shew, Mrs. M. L.: ii, 218, 219, 223, 224, 225, 226, 232, 257 seqq., 268, 269, 417.

Signora Psyche Zenobia, TheThe Scythe of Time (How to write a Blackwood Article): i, 198-199.

Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia H.: i, 151, 165, 173; ii, 122.

Silence (Siope): i, 123 note, 140, 198; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 415.

Simms, William Gilmore: ii, 185. Letter of, to P., ii, 199.

Siope: See Silence.

“Sixpenny Magazine”: ii, 215 note, 432.

Sleeper, The (Irene): i, 80 note 2; ii, 94, 131 note 2, 163 note, 413.

Smith, Mr.: i, 339, 340, 341, 342.

Smith, Mrs. Elizabeth Oakes: “The Sinless Child,” ii, 177; 185, 396, 428.

Smith, Seba: i, 308; ii, 122.

Smyth, Albert H.: “The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors,” i, 265 note.

Snodgrass, Dr. J. E.: i, 184, 200 note, 217-222, 237-240, 248-251, 252-256, 268-271, 277, 283-287, 379; ii, 343, 344, 349, 448; his “Facts of Poe’s Death and Burial.” 344 note.

Snowden, Mrs.: i, 6.

“Snowden’s Lady’s Companion”: i; 343.

Solee, Mr.: i, 6.

Some Words with a Mummy: ii, 161, 407.

Song (“I saw thee”): ii, 149 note, 411.

Sonnet To Zante: ii, 163 note.

“Southern Literary Messenger”: Berenice published in, i, 109; P.’s letters to White concerning, 112-121; temporary suspension of, 146; P. in editorial charge of, 146; contributors to, 165; at tacked by New York “Mirror” on account of P.’s criticisms in, 169-170; close of P.’s editorial connection with, 181-185, 187; mentioned, i, 100 note, 102 note, 123 note, 161, 191, 320, 378; ii, 68, 74, 76, 80, 109, 131 note i, 270, 294, 295, 296, 299, 306, 327.

“Southern Religious Telegraph”: i, 163.

“Souvenir, The”: i, 106.

Sparhawk, Mr.: i, 377.

Spectacles, The: ii, 50, 53, 70, 161, 404.

Spencer, Herbert: ii, 252.

Sphinx, The: ii, 406, 428.

Spielhagen, F.: “Edgar Poe gegen Henry Longfellow,” ii, 131 note i.

Spirits of the Dead: i, 60 note 2; ii, 411.

“Spirit of the Times, The”: ii, 37. 191-

Sprague, Charles: ii, 122.

St. Louis “Bulletin”: i, 219, 262.

Stannard, Mrs, Jane S.: i, 29.

[Stanzas ]: ii, 411.

Stephens, J. L.: “Travels in Arabia Petraea,” reviewed by P., i, 185.

Stephens, Mrs. Ann S.: i, 317; ii, 60, 225.

Stevenson, Andrew: i, 51.

Stoddard, R. H.: ii, 269 note 2; his reminiscences of J. R. Thompson, 271 note i; review of “Memoirs of Mrs. Botta,” 428.

Stoke Newington: Manor-House School at, i, 20, 21; village of, 20-21.

Stone, Col. W. L.: denounces P. in New York “Commercial Advertiser,” i, 172.

Story, W. W.: ii, 126.

Strobia, Mr.: ii, 326.

“Stylus, The”: P. and T. C. Clarke form partnership to publish, i, 355; prospectus of (1843), ii; J 6; project of, identical with that of “Penn Magazine,” i; plans for, 2, 6; announced in letter to Lowell, 21; project of, abandoned, 33; publication of, “only postponed,” 96; project, revived, 237, 238, 282, 294; mentioned, 207, an, 307, 320.

Suard and André: “Melanges Litéraire,” title bungled by P., i, 179.

System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, The: ii, 70, 162, 45

Succession of Sundays, A: i, 306. See also Three Sundays in a Week.

Sully, Robert: ii, 317.

Swinburne, A. C.: and T. H. Chivers, ii, 377.


Talavera: home of the Talleys, ii,

Tale of Jerusalem, A: i, 123 note; ii, 149 note.

Tale of the Ragged Mountains, A: i, 380; ii, 70, 109, 161 note, 404.

“Tales of the Folio Club”: (never published as such), i, 98, 119, 123 note, 131, 140, 142, 198; offered to Harpers, 156, and declined by them, 157-158; probable make-up of, ii, 402.

TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE: published, i, 222 and note; an expansion of

“Tales of the Folio Club”: 224; 204; ii, 403.

Talley, Miss: See Weiss, Mrs.

Talleys, The: ii, 320.

Tamerlane: i, 39 note i, 39-40, 59, 60 note 2, 64, 368; ii, 163 note, 411.

TAMERLANE AND OTHER POEMS: P.’s first volume, i, 39 and note i, 40; autobiographical passages in, 41-45; speedy oblivion of, 45.

Tarr, Doctor, and Professor Fether: See System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, The.

Taverner, Mr.: ii, 327, 328.

Taylor, Bayard: Life and Letters of, ii, 267 note 2; and T. H. Chivers, 376.

Tell-Tale Heart, The: i, 343, 346; ii, 38, 95 T 49 n’t e, 404.

Tennyson, Alfred: “Death of the Old Year,” plagiarized by Longfellow, i, 234; P. accused of imitating, ii, 61, 71; 94, 118, 196.

Thomas, Calvin F. S.: publishes TAMERLANE AND OTHER PO EMS, i, 39 and note i; mentioned, 38, 45, 46, 368-

Thomas, Frederick William: “Howard Pinckney,” “East and West,” and “Clinton Bradshaw,” i, 262; suggests government office to P., 289, 291, 293; obtains office himself, 290; declines to write biography of P., ii, 3; on P.’s habits, 15-16; his “Beechen Tree,” 98-99; mentioned, i, 260, 261, 262, 276, 290, 292, 296, 335, 337, 339; ii, 70, 133, 3Letters of, to P., i, 289, 291, 293, 3 l8 322; ii, *7

Thompson, J. R.: i, 102 note 2; ii, 270, 271 note i, 299, 320, 321, 327. Letter of, to Patterson, n, 270.

Thomson, Sir William: ii, 252.

Thou art the Man: ii, 70, 95, 109, 405.

Thousand and Second Tale, The: See One Thousand and Second Tale, The.

Three Sundays in a Week: i, 306; ii, 131 note 2, 403.

To —— (“I heed not that my earthly lot”): See To M —— .

To —— (“I saw thee on thy bridal day”): i, 60 note a.

To —— (“Should my early life seem “): i, 60 note 2, 80 note 2. See also Dream within a Dream, A.

To — (“The bowers whereat in dreams I see”): i, 60 note 2; ii, 149 note, 412. To , i, 1 66, 167 note. See also To One in Paradise.

To —— , to commemorate his first sight of Mrs. Whitman: See To Helen II.

To —— : i, 39 note i;ii,4i6.

To Eliza: i, 167 and note. See also To F —— s S. O —— d.

To F —— (To Mary): i, 167 note; ii, 131 note 2, 149 note, 170, 414.

To F —— s S. O —— d (To Eliza): i, 167 note; ii, 163 note, 414.

To Helen I: i, 80 note 2, 8x, 166, 308; ii, 163 note, 413.

To Helen II: ii, 268, 294; 416.

To M —— : i, 60 note 2; ii, 412.

To M. L. S.: ii, 232, 416.

To Mary: See To F .

To my Mother: ii, 296, 416, 417.

To One Departed: i, 308.

To One in Paradise: i, 167 note; ii, 131 note 2, 163 note, 205, 413.

To the River: i, 60 note 2; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 412.

To Science: i, 60 note 2, 70, 80 note 2, 166, 377; ii, 163 note, 412. See also Science.

To Zante: i, 167 and note; ii, 149 note, 414.

Tomlin, John: i, 260, 261, 276. Letters of, to P., ii, 42, 55.

“Tortesa”: review of. See Willis, N. P.

Tubbs, Mr.: marries Mrs. Arnold,

Tubbs, Mrs.: i, 358, 359. See Arnold, Mrs.

Tucker, Beverley: i, 151, 213. Letters of, to T. W. White, i, 151, 154; to P., 154.

Tucker, Thomas G.: i, 33 note.

Tuckerman, Henry T.: i, 346, 347.

Tyler, John: President U. S., i, 288, 290, 291, 293; ii, 8, 9, 10, 17.

Tyler, John, Jr.: ii, 17.

Tyler, Robert: i, 318, 322, 325, 336, 340, 34i, 342; ii, 4, 7. 8, 9, 13, 14, 17, 99. Letter of, to P., i, 321. Tyson, J. W., i, 336.


Ulalume: published in “American Whig Review,” and in “Home Journal,” ii, 233; discussed, 234-235; mentioned, i, 231; ii, 172, 173; 232, 303, 410, 417, 439.

“Union, The”: ii, 257, 268, 294, 306.

“United States Gazette”: i, 220, 238.

“United States Military Magazine”: i, 265.

“United States Review and Literary Gazette”: i, 39 note 2.

“United States Saturday Post” (“Saturday Evening Post”): ii, 38.

University of Virginia: P. a student at, i, 32-36; gambling at, 34.

Upshur, Judge: ii, 7, 9.

Usher, Mr.: i, 6, 9, 12.


Valdemar Case, The: See Case of M. Valdemar, The.

Valentine, A: ii, 296, 416.

Valentine, Edward: ii, 282.

Valentine, Miss: i, 95, 96. See also Aunt Fanny.

Valley Nis, The: i, 166; ii, 149 note. See also Valley of Unrest, The.

Valley of Unrest, The (The Valley Nis): i, 80 note 2, 82; ii, 149 note, 163 note, 413.

Veal, Mrs.: story of, ii, 302.

“Virginia Patriot”: i, 15.

“Virginia Poe, The”: i, 95 notes i and 2, 102 note 2, 354 note; ii, 103 note, 114 note 2, 138 note i, 271 note i, 321 note 3, 335 note 2, 342 note, 343 note, 344 note, 345 note, 378 and note 2, 402.

“Virginia University Magazine, The”: i, 33 note.

Visionary, The: ii, 205. See also Assignation, The.

Visit of the Dead: i, 39 note i, 44-45. See also Spirits of the Dead.

Von Jung, the Mystific: i, 199. See also Mystification.

Von Kempelen article, The: “a quiz,” ii, 301.


Wallace, William: i, 336; ii, 429, 452; 407.

Ward, Thomas: See “Flaccus.”

Waters, T.: “Fordham Home of Poe,” ii, 440.

Watson, Henry L.: co-editor of “Broadway Journal,” ii, 125, 126.

Watts, T. T.: “Rambles and Reveries of an Art Student in Europe,” ii, 427.

Weiss, Mrs. (Miss Talley): “The Home Life of Poe,” i, 96 note, 102 note i, 298, 358, 365; ii, 37, 43, in, 114 note i, 184 note i, 282, 319 note i, 322-323, 417, 429, 448, 450; describes P. in his last Richmond days, 336, 338-339; conversation with P., 340.

Welby, Mrs. Amelia B.: ii, 122.

“Western Quarterly Review”: ii,

White, Eliza: ii, 180, 328.

White, T. W.: and the “Southern Literary Messenger,” i, 112121; his attitude toward P., 184, 185, 187; mentioned, i, 109, 136, 138, 140, 142, 147, 149, 150, 164, 165, 181, 182, 206, 320, 326; ii, 70. Letters of, to P., i, 144, 182.

Whitman, Sarah Helen: “Edgar Poe and his Critics,” i, 29 note, ii, 265 note; “Poems,” 265 note, 267, 286; her “Raven,” 267, 268; “A Night in August,” 273; P.’s courtship of, 274-286; conditional engagement to P., 281; final breach with P., 285; character of, 287-288; P.’s let ter to, 292; 304, 305, 306, 355. 445, 446. Letters of, to R. H. Stoddard, ii, 269 note; to G. W. Eveleth, 279; to Mrs. Clemm, 318.

Whitney, W.: i, 199.

Whitty, J. H.: i, 366-367, 377; ii, 293 note 2, 420, 424, 443, 445.

Why the Little Frenchman wears his Hand in a Sling: i, 224; ii, 149 note, 402.

Wiley, Mr.: ii, 158, 159.

Wiley & Putnam: ii, 124, 126, 148 and note i, 156, 163, 269.

William Wilson: discussed, i, 232 and note 204, 380; ii, 95, 149 note, 403.

Willis, Nathaniel P.: “Tortesa,” i, 200, 215, ii, 161; first relations with P., i, 287; memoir of, ii, 60; his “Unseen Spirits,” 60; employs P. on the “Mirror,” 101; on P.’s lecture, 122; “too Willisy” for P., 126; on the “Longfellow War,” 129-130; in The Literati, 187; writes of P.’s destitution, in the “Home Journal,” 221; writes of Mrs. Clemm, 226, and of Ulalume, 234; writes of P. after his death, 354; mentioned, i, 213, 312; ii, 38, 85, 86, no, 114, 135, 179, 225,231,233,238,267,356,370, 45i Letter of, to P., i, 287.

Wilmer, Lambert A.: “Recollections of E. A. Poe,” i, 92-93, 265 note 2; “Our Press Gang,” 94 note; “Quacks of Helicon,” 309-312; acquaintance of, with P. 3775 11,41-42; his letter to Tomlin sent to P., 42-43; one of P.’s warmest defenders after his death, 43, 453; mentioned, i, 98, 103, 182, 199, 201, 257, 308; ii, 55,424.

Wilson, Joseph W.: letter of, to J. E. Snodgrass, ii, 344.

Wintergreen: ii, 86.

Wirt, William: i, 54.

Wolfe, T. F.: ii, 419.

Wordsworth, William: ii, 146.

Worth, Lt. Col. W. J.: certificate of, concerning P.’s military service, i, 50-51.

Wyatt, Thomas: “Manual of Conchology,” P.’s indebtedness to, i, 196 and note; 197, 198; ii, 7.


X-ing a Paragrab: ii, 407.


“Yankee and Boston Literary Gazette”: i, 56, 57-60.

“Young Men’s Paper”: i, 119.


Zante: See To Zante.

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