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William Warner Caldwell, Jr.

(Born: October 28, 1823 - Died: October 23, 1908)

American pharmacist and amateur poet. Published poetry and translations in the Boston Transcript, also published as a book, Poems, Original and Translated, Boston: James Munroe & Co, 1857 (16 mo. 276 pages). He graduated from Bowdoin College and Medical School, in Maine, in 1843. He worked as a druggist in Newburyport, Massacheusetts. Some sources give his middle name as Warren.


  • Anonymous, General Catalogue of Bowdoin College and the Medical School of Maine, 1794-1912, Brunswick, Maine: Published by the College, 1912 (p. 115)

  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.

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