Unknown Correspondents


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A number of letters were written between Poe and a correspondent whose name has not been identified.

 

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  • E. A. Poe to ??? - @ November 26, 1835  (Not in Ostrom, fragment only)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - Early June 1840 - Early 1841  (OS4#94a)
  • E. A. Poe to Mr. Clark - @ January 20, 1844  (OL#167)  (the identity of Mr. Clark is not known)
  • E. S. to E. A. Poe (as editor of the Broadway Journal) - Oct. 11, 1845 (see BJ of Oct. 25)  (the identity of E. S. is not known)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - November 1845 (Another copy of OL#218. Ostrom notes it only in RCL.)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - late 1845 - early 1846  (OL#221) (possibly a forgery)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - January 10 - April 11, 1846 (OS4#224c)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? (probably John A. McDougall) - January 15, 1846  (Not in OL)  (RCL#610e) (This item is more appropriately classified as a promissory note.)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - June 16, 1846  (OL#234/OS#234) (possibly a forgery)
  • E. A. Poe to ??? - April 29, 1848 (Not in Ostrom) A one-sentence reply, complying with a request for an autograph.

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  • 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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