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William H. Carpenter, John S. Norris, and James Burns

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John Saurin Norris (Born: March 25, 1813 - Died: Dec. 22, 1882)

William Henry Carpenter (Born: 1814 - Died: December 17, 1899)


Carpenter was born in England. He died in Baltimore. He was an editor of the Baltimore Sun.

Norris married Henrietta Thomas Tyson on June 7, 1838. They had four children (two boys and two girls). He died in Baltimore.


  • "Norris, John Saurin," The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and District of Columbia, Baltimore: National Biographical Publishing Co., 1879, pp. 442-443.

  • 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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