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Lucian Minor

(Born: April 24, 1802 - Died: July 8, 1858)

xxxx. He is buried in the cemetery of the College of William and Mary. (The dates for his birth and death are taken from the marker over his grave.) His parents were Launcelot Minor and Mary Overton Thompkins. He was a professor of law at William and Mary, 1855 until the time of his death. He married Levinia Callis Price on May 4, 1846. (She was born on Nov. 17, 1822.) Among their children are two sons: Lucian (later of Galveston, TX) and Farrell Dabney, and at two daughters, Clara Morris and Eliza Winston.

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts)


  • 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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