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Letter to Frederick W[illiam] Thomas. Click to enlarge.

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Source      Manuscripts Collection
Collection      Edgar Allan Poe Collection
ID #      Container: 2.34
Moldenhauer #      M64
Creator      Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Title      Letter to Frederick W[illiam] Thomas
Date      1845 May 14
Format      Manuscript
Transcription      http://www.eapoe.org/works/letters/p4505140.htm
Notes      On verso: “A gentleman in the land office in Washington inspecting a [?] in some papers in which he found a letter in cipher, and having heard me speak of my knowledge of Poe’s skill in cryptography, asked me to get him to decipher it which I did. T.”

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