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[Text: Edgar Allan Poe (?), "[Obituary of Virginia Eliza Poe]," Herald (New York), February 1, 1847.]
 
  
On Saturday, 30th ult. of pulmonary consumption in the 25th year of her age, VIRGINIA ELIZA, wife of EDGAR POE. Her friends are invited to attend her funeral at Fordham, Westchester County on Tuesday next (tomorrow) at 2 P.M. The cars leave New York for Fordham, from City Hall at 12 M. -- returning at 4 P.M.
 

[This brief obituary was attributed as possibly by Poe by Thomas Ollive Mabbott (Poems, 1969, p. 562n11).]

 
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