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"Psalm 139th" Poem by Edgar Allan Poe's Brother Edgar Allan Poe's brother, William Henry Leonard Poe (1807-1831), published a number of poems and stories before his early death at age twenty-four. This is the… Bound Journal February 3, 1827
"Sonnet-- To Science" in The Casket Edgar Poe's early poem "Sonnet--To Science" first appeared in his second book Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems in 1829. A revised version was printed in The… Bound Journal 1830
"The Bells" in Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art This is the first printing of Poe's poem "The Bells." Though Poe wrote the poem in 1848, it was not printed until after his October 1849 death. In June, 1849, Poe… Bound Journal 1849
"The Purloined Letter" in Chamber's Edinburgh Journal Shortly after the first printing of Poe's detective story "The Purloined Letter" in October 1844 in the anthology The Gift, the story was reprinted in abridged form… Magazine November 30, 1844
Boston Recorder for June 17, 1820 This newspaper was edited by Nathaniel Willis (1780-1870). Willis was a Boston editor and publisher who established the newspapers Eastern Argus and Boston Recorder… Newspaper June 17, 1820
First Dutch Translation of "The Purloined Letter" A little over two years after Poe wrote it, J.L. Van Der Vliet translated Poe's 1844 detective story "The Purloined Letter" into Dutch for the January 1847 issue of… Magazine January 1847
First Printing of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" This is the first printing of the first detective story, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue." The story first appeared in the April 1841 issue of… Bound Volume 1841
First Printing of "The Tell-Tale Heart" from The Pioneer Edgar Allan Poe's popular short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" first appeared in the inaugural issue (January 1843) of the Boston magazine The Pioneer, edited by poet… Magazine January 1843
Notice of "The Pit and the Pendulum" in the Literary Gazette The October 1842 issue of the Literary Gazette and Quarterly Advertizer contains notices of the anthologies The Gift and The Poets and Poetry of America. Poe… Newspaper October 1842
Parody of "The Bells" from The Tomahawk This parody of Poe's poem "The Bells" appears in the October 19, 1867 issue of the British magazine The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire. The anonymously… Magazine October 19, 1867
Parody of "The Raven" from The Tomahawk This British magazine, The Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal of Satire," published July 27, 1867 contains a parody of Poe's poem "The Raven." The anonymously authored… Magazine July 27, 1867
Philadelphia Saturday Courier for October 22, 1831 This newspaper contains an announcement on the back page for a short story contest Poe would enter. Poe submitted five stories to the contest, but another author,… Newspaper October 22, 1832
Poe's Father in the Columbian Centinel for November 8, 1806 Edgar Allan Poe's father, David Poe Jr. (1784-1810?) is listed as playing the role of Bellmour in the November 10 performance of the tragedy jane Shore by N. Rowe. … Newspaper November 8, 1811
Poe's Mother in The Coumbian Centinel for November 12, 1806 Edgar Allan Poe's mother Eliza Poe is listed as appearing in the role of Fanny in the comedy The Clandestine Marriage on November 12, 1806. The Clandestine Marriage… Newspaper November 12, 1806
Poe's Parents in the Boston Gazette for 1806-1807 Edgar Allan Poe's parents, the actors David Poe, Jr. (1784-1810?) and Eliza Poe (1787-1811) were married in April 1806 in Richmond. In October 1806, they appeared… Bound Newspapers September 1, 1806-August 24, 1807
Poe's Parents in The Columbian Centinel for October 29, 1806 Edgar Allan Poe's father, David Poe, Jr. is listed in this Boston newspaper as appearing in the role of Sir George Touchwood in Mrs. Cowley's comedy Belle's… Newspaper October 29, 1806
Poe's Prospectus for the Penn Magazine The October 31, 1840 issue of the Daily Chroncle contains Poe's prospectus for the Penn Magazine, a journal he hoped to establish. Starting his own magazine was a… Newspaper October 31, 1840
Reviews of Edgar Allan Poe's Parents in The Polyanthos Joseph T. Buckingham, Editor of the monthly Boston literary magazine The Polyanthos, gives mixed reviews of Edgar Allan Poe's performances as actors on the Boston… Bound Journal Volume 4 (December 1806-March 1807)
Southern Literary Messenger Autographed by Anna C. Lynch This copy of the December 1852 issue of the Southern Literary Messenger bears the autograph of New York writer Anna Charlotte Lynch. The Southern Literary Messenger… Magazine December 1852
Southern Literary Messenger for April 1835 Poe began his career in journalism with Richmond's Southern Literary Messenger. The April 1835 issue contains the first printing of his short story "Morella" as… Magazine 1835