Text: Dwight R. Thomas, “Index: A-L,” Poe in Philadelphia, 1838-1844 (1978), pp. 957-982


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Index

Nothing is indexed under “Edgar Allan Poe.” His arrival in Philadelphia is indexed under “Philadelphia”; his attempt to win a position in the city’s Custom House, under “Custom House”; his various residences, under “Residences.” Poe’s feats involving secret writing are indexed under “Cryptography”; his monetary problems, under “Financial condition”; his excessive drinking, under “Intemperance”; his physical appearance, under “Appearance.” Poe’s works are indexed by title; other literary works are indexed under the names of their authors. Not all newspapers and magazines cited in this study are mentioned in the index, and those included are indexed selectively. A complete list of periodicals is given in the bibliography.


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Ackerman, James: 49-50, 66, 210-12, 702.

Adams, John Quincy: 197, 702.

Adams, Joseph Alexander: 235-37, 703.

“Al Aaraaf”: 833, 931, 945.

Albright, John W.: 301.

Alburger, Margaret and Mary: 703.

Alburger, William M.: 703-04, 877-78, 881.

Alcott, Bronson: 361.

Alexander, Charles W.: 11, 122, 133, 142, 161, 195, 240, 246-47, 381, 704, 892-93.

Alexander’s Weekly Messenger (Philadelphia): published by Alexander, 11; a family newspaper, 82; circulation, 87; Poe’s contributions to, 98-99, 104, 110, 112-13, 115, 246-47.

Allston, Washington: 704.

American Museum (Baltimore): 22-25, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 37, 48, 110.

“American Novel Writing”: 56, 245-46.

American Poetry” (Poe’s lecture on): first Philadelphia lecture announced by newspapers, 635-36, 639-41; lectures scheduled in Reading, Pennsylvania, 638-39; reception of first Philadelphia lecture, 642, 644-45, 648-49; lectures scheduled in Newark Academy, 643-44; Wilmington, Delaware, lecture, 647-48; Newark Academy lecture, 655, 662-65; Poe invited to lecture in Reading, 658; second Philadelphia lecture announced by newspapers, 666-70; Baltimore lecture, 672-76; Poe hopes to lecture in Boston, 678-80, 686-87; Poe’s Reading lecture, 685-86, 688-90.

Anthon, Charles: 10-11, 83, 705.

Anthony, John Gould: 954-55.

Appearance (Poe’s): height, 268; Thomas’ reminiscence, 442; “a very broad and peculiarly shaped forehead,” 650-52; English’s reminiscence, 757; Gabriel Harrison’s reminiscence, 794-95; “still he showed the gentleman,” 805; wears no mustache, 806; “a face purely intellectual,” 880.

Arthur, Timothy Shay: 245, 507, 536, 554, 580, 610-11, 705.

Ashmead, Henry Graham: 706.

Ashmead, Isaac: 705-06.

Atkinson, Samuel C.: 33, 39, 81, 556-57, 706, 943.

“The Atlantis, a Southern World”: 23, 31.

“Autography”: Poe seeks autographs for, 253-54, 265-68; Benjamin praises first installment, 271-73; Lowell and Thomas to appear in second installment, 273-74; reception, 277-78; N. P. Willis wishes to see autograph, 286, 299; Peterson comments on Poe’s notice of Lowell, 293-94; Snodgrass praises second installment, 298; Chivers writes Poe about notice, 301; third installment, 307; series has “a great run,” 321; Poe’s opinions modified by Graham, 321, 337-38; Poe retracts remarks on Chivers, 410-11, 416.


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Baily, William: 707.

“A Ballad”: 263-64.

“The Balloon-Hoax”: 564-66, 695, 945.

Baltimore: political conventions in, 122-26; Poe considers starting magazine in, 265, 392; Poe’s lecture on “American Poetry,” 672-76; reputed Poe visits to, 808-09.

Baltimore Saturday Visiter: edited by J. B. Jones, 127; acquired by Snodgrass, 284; reveals abolitionist bias, 635. See also Joseph Evans Snodgrass.

Bancroft, George: 253, 320.

Barhyte, Ann, James, John, and Mary: 707-11, 778-79.

Barker, James Nelson: 711, 889.

Barlow, Billy (stage name of James Wills): 175.

Barnes, W. J.: 711-12.

Barrett, a widow: 719.

Bateman, Mr.: 172, 174.

Beard, Mr.: 431, 436.

“The Bells”: 885.

Benjamin, Park: 10, 73, 271-73, 287, 311-12, 315, 321-22, 372-73, 390, 513, 712-14, 842.

Bergin, Catherine: see Katharine Rex Burgin.

Bernard, Peter D.: 539, 548.

Biddle, Nicholas: 185, 187-88, 714-15, 748.

Bird, Robert M.: 47, 715-16, 889-90.

“The Black Cat”: 617-18, 741.

Blanchard, William A.: 8, 29, 716.

Blythe, Calvin: 516, 524-25, 535-36, 537, 541-42, 544-45, 716-17.

Bolton, Richard: 262, 279-81, 288-89, 292-93, 301, 309-10.

“Bon-Bon”: 96.

Bonfield, George R.: 717, 806-07.

Booksellers Dinner: 8-9.

Booth, Junius Brutus: 717-18.

Bouvier, Michael: 718.

Bowen, Eli: 939-40.

Boyd, Joseph B.: 84, 102, 156, 184.

Brackenridge, Henry Marie and Hugh Henry: 281-85, 290-91.

Bradbury & Soden: 427, 484, 569.

Brady, Mathew B.: 718-19, 930.

Brooks, James: 720, 747.

Brooks, Maria: 261.

Brooks, Nathan C.: 22-25, 29, 49, 110, 186, 190, 549-50, 676, 720.

Brown, David Paul: 507, 721.

Brown, James: 7.

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett: 111, 876.

Brownson, Orestes A.: 361, 721.

Bryan, Daniel: 376-78, 401-02, 407-09, 413-15, 419-21, 424-26, 721-22.

Bryant, William Cullen: 8, 121, 173, 176, 233-34, 246, 362, 396, 401-02, 412, 416, 426, 432, 478-79, 502, 665, 679, 722.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward: 128, 207, 216, 385, 556, 580, 628-29, 632, 684.

Burgess, W. F.: 292, 458, 483.

Burgin, Katharine Rex: 544, 722-23.

Burr, Aaron: 243, 247, 489.

Burr, Charles Chauncey: 723-24.

Burton, William E.: edits Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine, 11; criticizes Poe’s Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, 20-22; becomes proprietor of Burton’s, 30-31; employs Poe, 43-45, 47-48; objects to Poe’s “severity in criticism,” 46-47; writes Poe from New York City, 51-54; performances in New York, 52-53, 75-76; practice of absentee management, 54; criticized by Baltimore Sun, 56; Poe’s dissatisfaction with, 71; discontinues paying for contributions, 84; advertises premium contest, 85-88, 108; Poe’s opposition to contest, 87, 99; acting engagement in Charleston, 94; notice of Poe’s Tales, 107-08; extends time for premium contest, 114; cancels contest, 117-18; successful engagement in Baltimore, 119; publishes article submitted for premium without compensation, 120-21; orders reduction in Poe’s salary, 121; his National Theatre, 121-22, 133, 135-36, 138; advertises Burton’s for sale, 132-33, 138, 151; dismisses Poe, 136-38; W. G. Clark’s animosity toward, 141-42, 152-53; fails to return Snodgrass’ manuscript, 147-48, 189-91; Poe asserts premium contest was fraudulent, 148; alludes to Poe’s intemperance in Burton’s, 158; sells Burton’s to Graham, 166-67, 169; Poe’s continuing animosity toward, 175, 190; his improper disposal of manuscripts submitted for premiums, 194-95, 201, 204-05; sues Alexander, 195; accuses Poe of intemperance while in his employ, 199, 207-10; second instance of misleading advertising, 344; directory entry, 724-27; Graham’s fabrication about Burton and Poe, 777; said to have introduced Poe into Philadelphia society at supper party, 890-91.

Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine: commences publication, 11; importance of wrappers, 30-31; Poe joins staff, 43-45, 47-48; Poe’s salary on, 44, 136, 138; location of office, 45; Poe’s association welcomed, 51, 60-65, 72-73; importance of engravings, 115; Poe’s departure from, 136-38; sold to Graham, 166-67, 777; circulation, 167, 320-22; merged with The Casket to form Graham’s, 169-70; H. W. Smith’s fictitious account of Poe’s departure, 892-93. See also William E. Burton.


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Calvert, George Henry: 727.

Carey & Hart: 42, 94, 255, 361-62, 727-28, 834.

Carey, Edward L.: 94, 347, 727-28.

Carey, Henry C.: 347, 728-29.

Carey, John L.: 95-96, 149, 729.

Carey, Mathew: 729-30.

Carlyle, Thomas: 628.

Carpenter, William H.: 7.

Carter, Robert: 505-06, 510, 512, 524-25, 535, 540, 543, 571, 632-33, 730.

The Casket (Philadelphia): Graham’s prospectus for, 38-40; merged with Burton’s to form Graham’s, 166-67, 169-70; circulation, 167, 320-22.

Cass, Lewis: 730-31.

Catterina: 110-11.

Chandler, Joseph R.: 8, 61-63, 92, 146, 507, 731, 890.

Channing, William Ellery (the elder): 306, 611-12, 617, 731-32.

Channing, William Ellery (the younger): 607, 611-12, 617, 628.

Childs, George William: 822-24.

Chivers, Thomas Holley: 156-57, 301, 395, 410-11, 415-16, 440, 444-47, 480-81, 732, 759-60.

Churchill, S. B.: 179-80.

Cist, Lewis J.: 180, 184, 185, 257, 263-64, 732-33.

The Citizen Soldier (Philadelphia): commences publication, 492. See also George Lippard.

Clark, Mr. (Thomas C. Clarke?): 673.

Clark, Lewis Gaylord: 8, 265, 514, 628-29, 733, 772.

Clark, McDonald: 295, 297.

Clark, Willis Gaylord: 20, 111-13, 141, 152-53, 233, 246, 275, 733-34, 855.

Clarke, Anne E. C.: 25, 532-34, 734.

Clarke, James Freeman: 316.

Clarke, Thomas C.: often visited by Poe, 25; begins Saturday Museum, 481-82; reaches agreement with Poe to issue The Stylus, 482, 499; Poe discusses agreement with Clarke, 510-12; announces Poe as “assistant Editor” of Museum, 517-19; Poe writes Clarke from Washington, 529-30; alarmed by Dow’s letter describing Poe’s intemperance during Washington trip, 531-35; acquires new business partner for Museum, 538; announces withdrawal from The Stylus project, 558-59; English’s Doom of the Drinker commissioned for Saturday Museum, 560-62; discusses “The Gold-Bug,” 593-94; praises Poe’s Prose Romances, 601-02; praises Cold Water Magazine and “the great and good Temperance Cause,” 613; acquires third business partner for Museum, 624-25; discusses Museum’s difficulties and his goals as publisher, 625-27; allows Cold Water Magazine to publish English’s Doom of the Drinker, 629; announces Museum’s forthcoming publication of English’s Doom, 636-37, 640-41; advertises Museum’s publication of Doom, 642-43; reviews Poe’s lecture on “American Poetry,” 644-45; Museum publishes Doom, 645-46; Clarke praises English and Doom, 654-55, 658-59; explains why Doom appears in both Museum and Cold Water Magazine, 666; resigns editorship of Museum, 672, 680; probable Poe letter to Clarke (ante January 29, 1844), 673; directory entry, 734-35; aids Mayne Reid’s defense of Poe, 877, 881. See also Saturday Museum­, The Stylus, and Thomas Dunn English (The Doom of the Drinker).

Clay, Henry: 89, 181, 221, 352, 374, 380, 388, 439.

Clemm, Maria: 13, 153-54, 175, 179, 222, 258, 381, 435, 442-43, 533, 563, 618, 631, 684-85, 718, 723, 735-37, 757-58, 788-90, 795, 803, 869-72, 874, 878-79, 893, 902-04, 911-13, 933-34.

Coates, Reynell: 287, 737.

The Cold Water Magazine (Philadelphia): 561-62, 613, 629, 646, 654-59, 666.

“The Colloquy of Monos and Una”: 251.

Colton, Walter: 281-82, 313, 737-38.

Commercial Bulletin (Saint Louis): 64, 165-66, 172, 174, 179-80.

The Conchologist’s First Book: publication, 40-41; second edition, 65-68; circumstances of composition, 948-55; mentioned, 24-25, 26, 833.

Congress Hall Hotel (Philadelphia): 126, 132, 175, 441, 443-44, 834, 908.

“The Conqueror Worm”: 489.

Conrad, Robert T.: 185, 191-92, 321-22, 496, 507-08, 555, 570, 645, 648-49, 664, 738-39, 889-90.

“The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion”: 88-89, 100-01, 546.

Cooke, Philip Pendleton: 60, 68-72, 92, 99-101, 739.

Cooper, James Fenimore: 233-37, 412, 416, 426, 432, 502, 586, 637, 739-40.

Copyright: Poe objects to “present copyright laws,” 120; Poe seeks article on international copyright, 190-92; Thomas’ advocacy of, 221, 249-50; lack of international copyright depressing to American letters, 249-50; probably discussed by Dickens and Poe, 341-43; Poe asks Thomas for Henry Clay’s report on, 352, 380; Thomas lectures on, 367; Poe stresses need for, 429, 694.

“Corporal’s Guard” (Tyler supporters in Philadelphia): 363-64, 374, 380-81, 383-84, 407, 430, 439, 454, 455-58, 461-66.

Corwin, Thomas: 240-41.

Cox, John C.: 33, 93-94.

Cranch, Christopher Pearse: 316.

Crane, Alexander: 857.

Cryptography: Poe solves cryptograms for Alexander’s Weekly Messenger, 98-99, 246-47; Poe offers to solve ciphers for readers of Graham’s, 207, 213; Thomas’ belief in Poe’s ability, 232; “Secret Writing” series, 240, 251, 270, 301; Poe solves Frailey cipher, 240-43; Alexander discusses Poe’s ability, 246-47; Poe challenges readers of Graham’s to solve Frailey cipher, 251; Poe solves “Whackemwell” cipher, 251-52; cryptography articles cause “quite a talk” in Washington, 256; Richard Bolton forwards solution to Frailey cipher, 262; Poe “annoyed by cryptographic connoisseurs,” 265-66; Graham’s publishes Poe’s solution of Frailey cipher, 270; Bolton explains his solution of Frailey cipher, 279-81; W. B. Tyler’s cipher, 283, 289, 301; Poe acknowledges Bolton’s solution, 288-89, 292-93, 301; Bolton pays homage to Poe as “King of Secret Readers,” 309-10; Tomlin forwards cipher from Alexander B. Meek, 615; Poe explains vow to solve “no more cryptographs,” 619.

Custom House (Philadelphia): President Tyler decides to appoint supporters to positions in, 366-67; intended removals reported by newspapers, 371, 373-75; Jonathan Roberts, the Collector of Customs, declines to appoint Tyler’s supporters, 371; Thomas informs Poe of Robert Tyler’s offer of a position, 379-80; Poe’s readiness to accept appointment, 382-83, 387; President Tyler delays removal of Roberts, 388-89; James Herron sends Poe another assurance from Robert Tyler, 403-04; report of imminent changes in Custom House, 415; Thomas S. Smith expected to receive Collectorship, 428; Poe calls on Joseph Washington Tyson, leader of Philadelphia Tyler organization, 429-30; many applicants for office, 434; Smith appointed Collector, 435; Poe thanks Thomas for efforts “in the matter of the appointment,” 436-37; Smith receives “innumerable” applications, 438; Smith appoints former Whigs to positions, 439; Thomas brings Poe encouraging news from Washington, 440-42; Poe believes that anticipated appointment will enable him to start Penn Magazine, 445-46, 449; Poe has three interviews with Smith, 452-53; Robert S. English, the father of Thomas Dunn English, is appointed inspector, 453; reports of additional appointments and removals, 453-55; Thomas Fitnam and other Democrats object that Smith appoints former Whigs to Custom House, 455-57; Henry A. Wise condemns Tyson, English, and the “Corporal’s Guard” (Tyler organization) for suppressing Fitnam and other Democrats, 457-58, 461-62; Fitnam and other Democrats form second Tyler faction, 462; English attacks Wise, 462-63; Thomas sends Poe encouraging news about appointment, 464; Fitnam removed from office, 464; Fitnam attacks English and his father, 464-65; reported appointment of unidentified “Pogue” raises Poe’s hopes, 467; Smith refuses to appoint Poe, 471-72; Poe and Thomas hope that U. S. Senate will reject Smith’s nomination as Collector, 472, 498, 500; Thomas approves of Poe’s plan to visit Washington in search of appointment, 498, 500-02; rumor of Smith’s confirmation, 505; “Smith not rejected yet,” 511-12; U. S. Senate rejects Smith and confirms Calvin Blythe as Collector, 516; report of Blythe’s appointment prompts Poe to go to Washington, 524-25; Poe’s visit to Washington, 525-37; “over twelve hundred applicants for situations” in Custom House, 527; Poe’s intemperance in Washington harms chances of obtaining position, 531-32; Poe seeks letter of recommendation from Robert Tyler, 535-36, 541-42; Custom House beset with “army of eager applicants,” 537; Thomas evaluates Poe’s standing with President Tyler and his sons, 541-42; Robert Tyler sends recommendation to Poe, but Blythe does not appoint him, 544-45; probable reasons for Poe’s failure to obtain appointment, 922-24.

Cutter, William: 740.


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Daily Chronicle (Philadelphia): commences publication, 122; Poe’s contributions to, 127-30, 158-61.

Dallas, George M.: 149.

Dana, Richard Henry: 362, 432, 665, 740.

Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.: 320, 740.

Darley, Edward H.: 740-41.

Darley, Felix O. C.: 499, 561-62, 575, 587, 602, 607, 629, 640-41, 654, 666, 741, 752.

Darley, Francis (?): 741.

Dawes, Rufus: 47, 253, 417-18, 447-48, 473, 741-42, 804.

“A Descent into the Maelström”: 215-16, 231-32, 245.

“The Destruction of the World”: 546.

Detwiler, Benjamin: 742.

Detwiler, John S.: 435, 660, 718, 742-43.

Devereaux, Mary: see Mary Starr.

“The Devil in the Belfry”: 46, 850.

Dew, Thomas Roderick: 743.

The Dial (Boston): 260-61, 264-65.

Dickens, Charles: has given “death blow” to “tales of the German School,” 67; Poe contrasts with Bulwer-Lytton, 216; Poe’s “Prospective Notice” of Barnaby Rudge, 216-17, 221; Tomlin forwards Dickens letter for publication in Graham’s, 302-03; to arrive in America “by the next steam ship,” 308; reported in Boston, 318; to be honored by ball in New York City, 318; Poe reviews Barnaby Rudge for Graham’s, 319, 322; honored by Boston dinner, 319-20; “Dickens excitement” in New York, 322-23; Lippard satirizes Dickens-worship in “Boz in Philadelphia” series, 324-32, 334, 337, 345, 348-49, 351; Peterson comments on visit, 326-27; growing “Boz fever” in New York, 327-29; thirty years old, 329; success of New York ball, 329-30, 334; declines invitations to public dinners in Philadelphia and Baltimore, 330-31; Lippard’s forecast of American Notes, 331-32; accepts invitation to “shake hands” in Philadelphia, 334-35; arrives in Philadelphia, 339-40; grants Poe’s request for interview, 340-41; has two interviews with Poe, 341-44; to seek British publisher for Poe’s stories, 342-43; his activities in Philadelphia, 344-47; compelled to shake hands with populace, 345-47; leaves for Washington, 347-48; describes lodgings in Philadelphia, 351-52; Thomas sees Dickens at Washington dinner, 380; Poe sends letter to Dickens at New York, 394; announced as future contributor to Graham’s, 416-17; American Notes causes excitement in Philadelphia 458; Peterson comments on American Notes, 460-61; fails to find British publisher for Poe’s stories, 467-68, 476-78; believed to have written Foreign Quarterly Review’s critique of “American Poetry,” 661-62, 693; directory entry, 743-44.

D’Israeli, Isaac or Benjamin: 70, 72.

Doane, George Washington: 744.

Dollar Newspaper (Philadelphia): a family newspaper, 82; commences publication, 494-95; its rivalry with the Saturday Museum, 593-94, 657-58, 666. See also “The Gold-Bug” and “The Spectacles.”

“The Domain of Arnheim” (“The Landscape-Garden”): 448.

Dow, Eliza Stetson: 535-36, 744-45.

Dow, Jesse E.: popularity of his “Old Ironsides on a Lee Shore,” 37, 135; visits Philadelphia in May, 1839, 43; “Sketches from the Log of Old Ironsides,” 50, 61, 129; political ally of Du Solle, 87-88; visits Philadelphia in 1840, 123; his friendship with Poe and Thomas, 126-27, 243, 292-93; noticed by Poe, 129-30; noticed by Saturday Courier, 134-35; testifies in Commodore Elliott’s defense, 139, 147-48; returns to Washington, 152; renews acquaintance with Thomas, 198-99; removed from office, 221-24; expecting a child, 232; Poe solves cipher for, 243; edits The Index, 255; Poe asks for news of, 259; notices Poe’s editorship of Graham’s, 268; his Post Office agency, 268-69; defends Commodore Elliott in The Index, 269-70; “a zealous politician,” 271; Poe glad of his success, 274; calls Poe “a wonderful man,” 278; Poe wishes to see again, 292-93; his blistering critique of English’s poetry, 294-97; publishes Thomas’ “Oh Blame Her Not,” 305; again criticizes English, 314; “a violent politician,” 315; his scathing critique of Griswold’s Poets and Poetry of America, 371-72; regrets Poe’s departure from Graham’s, 379; his scathing critique of Griswold’s poetry, 389; finds English’s poetry “improved,” 389; reacts to Griswold’s editorship of Graham’s, 399-400, 402-03; resigns from The Index, 406; Poe asks for news of, 429; Du Solle describes English’s reaction to Dow’s critique, 431-32; active as Congressional lobbyist, 433; sends T. C. Clarke a letter describing Poe’s drinking during March, 1843, visit to Washington, 531-33; Poe apologizes to Thomas and Dow, 534-37; Thomas comments on Dow’s letter to Clarke, 541; Du Solle reports Dow’s election as magistrate, 597; directory entry, 745-47; purported reminiscence of Poe and Dow, 936-38.

Downing, Jack (pseudonym of Seba Smith): 747, 895.

Drake, Joseph Rodman: 265-68.

Drayton, William: 91-92, 747-48, 929.

Dreer, Henry A.: 748, 810.

Duane, William: 684-85, 748-49.

Du Bouchet, C. Auguste: 162-63.

Duffee, Francis H.: 577-79, 581-83, 587-92, 596-97, 600, 602-03, 607-08, 749.

Du Solle, John S.: edits The Spirit of the Times, 13-14; criticizes English’s poetry, 34; discusses ourang outang, 58-59; joins Saturday Evening Post, 81; political ally of Dow, 87-88; withdraws from the Post, 116; evidence of early association with Poe, 146-17, reacts to Poe’s departure from Burton’s, 152; reviews Peterson’s Lady’s World of Fashion, 303-04; employs Lippard on The Spirit of the Times, 308, 322-26; satirizes Hirst’s pretensions, 308-09, 317-18; defends Poe against attacks by Boston Times, 310-12; recommends Philadelphia welcome Dickens with “a splendid affair,” 322-23; defends Wilmer’s literary reputation, 335; involved in street brawl, 354-55; receives letter from English, 355-56; notices Wilmer’s lectures in Philadelphia and Germantown, 361, 367-68, 375-76; satirizes political activity of English and Hirst, 380-81, 383-84, 393, 407; notices George G. Foster’s editorship of New York Aurora, 418-19; scoffs at Hirst poem, 421-22; welcomes Poe’s resumption of Penn Magazine project, 428; objects to anticipated appointment of Thomas S. Smith as Collector of Customs, 428; describes English’s reaction to Dow’s vitriolic critique, 431-32; biased account of English’s address, 433-34; reports Thomas’ visit to Philadelphia, 443; praises Saturday Museum’s biography of Poe, 509; praises Poe’s review of “Flaccus,” 513; welcomes Calvin Blythe’s appointment as Collector of Customs, 524; discusses John Wise’s plan to cross the Atlantic in balloon, 564-66; notices “The Gold-Bug,” 575-76; finds evidence of plagiarism in “The Gold-Bug,” 583-84; withdraws charge of plagiarism, 595-97; reports Dow’s election as magistrate, 597; notices conclusion of libel suit involving “The Gold-Bug,” 607-08; reviews Silas S. Steele’s dramatization of Poe’s story, 614; objects to Hirst’s use of pseudonym, 621; praises English’s poem “Ben Bolt,” 621-22; discusses Foreign Quarterly Review’s critique of “American Poetry,” 662; praises Poe’s critique of R. H. Horne’s Orion, 683; reprints Poe’s “Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 695; directory entry, 749-51; C. G. Leland’s description of, 834.

Duval, Peter S.: 49, 205, 210-11, 751, 950.

Dwight, John S.: 491-92.

Dyball, Robert: 752.


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Earle, Pliny: 163, 166, 185, 222, 224-25, 752-53.

“Eleonora”: 259.

“The Elk” (”Morning on the Wissahiccon”): 660, 743.

Ellet, Elizabeth F.: 753-54.

Elliott, Commodore Jesse D.: 37, 123, 127, 129, 134-35, 139, 152, 268-69, 536-37, 754.

Embury, Emma C.: 287, 300, 754-55.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo: 253, 341-43, 661, 755.

Emmons, William: 755-56.

English, Robert S.: 148, 335, 366-67, 440, 453, 465-66, 756.

English, Thomas Dunn: early publications, 12; “Touch Not the Bowl,” 27-29; his poetry criticized by Du Solle, 34; receives M.D. degree, 37-38; meets Poe, 45; introduces Poe to Hirst, 45; addresses Whig rally attended by Poe, 130-31; addresses Whig rally in New Jersey, 151; his poetry satirized by Hirst, 167-69; early relations with Griswold, 181-83; edits the Evening Star, 186; edits Metcalfe’s Miscellany, 198; received by President Harrison, 201-02; addresses Irish Repeal Association, 219-20, 228-29; early association with Hirst, 229; omitted from “Autography,” 277; Dow’s blistering critique of “Tecumseh’s Last Battle,” 294-97; again criticized by Dow, 314; composes song to celebrate Tyler Presidency, 335-36; satirized as “Thomas Done Brown” in Lippard’s “Bread Crust Papers,” 353-57; sends letter to Du Solle, 355-56; Poe’s adoption of Lippard’s sobriquet, 357; active in “Corporal’s Guard” (Tyler organization), 363-64; Du Solle’s satiric reports of his political activity, 380-81, 383-84, 393, 407, 433-34; Dow finds poetry “improved,” 389; writing biography of President Tyler, 393; Saturday Evening Post scoffs at “effusions,” 431; Du Solle describes English’s reaction to Dow’s critique, 431-32; addresses Tyler meeting in Independence Square, 433-34; appointed Commissioner of Bankruptcy, 439-40; Robert S. English, his father, appointed to Philadelphia Custom House, 453; addresses “Corporal’s Guard,” 454; plays prominent role in controversy involving “Corporal’s Guard” and Custom House, 455-57; actions condemned by Henry A. Wise, 457-58, 461-62; attacks Wise, 462-63; Thomas Fitnam’s contemptuous “sketch” of English provides ammunition for Poe, 465-66; English’s biography of President Tyler offered for sale, 466-67; principal contributor to T. C. Clarke’s Saturday Museum, 523; persuasive arguments that Poe ridiculed English in Washington (circa March 12, 1843), 530-32; may have reported Poe’s intemperance to T. C. Clarke, 533-34; addresses temperance society, 540; The Doom of the Drinker commissioned for T. C. Clarke’s Saturday Museum, 560-62; his prominence in Irish Repeal Association, 594; T. C. Clarke mentions “the great Temperance Novel” (English’s Doom), 602; publication of “Ben Bolt,” 621-22; T. C. Clarke allows Cold Water Magazine to publish English’s Doom, 629; admitted to Philadelphia bar, 631; T. C. Clarke announces Saturday Museum’s forthcoming publication of Doom, 636-37, 640-41; T. C. Clarke advertises Museum’s publication of Doom, 642-43; Museum publishes Doom, 645-46; caricature of Poe in Doom, 649-52; English’s portrait of himself and Hirst, 652-54; English’s authorship of Doom reported by newspapers, 654-59; T. C. Clarke praises English and Doom, 654-55, 658-59; Clarke explains why Doom appears in both Museum and Cold Water Magazine, 666; English reprints Doom in Philadelphia Irish Citizen, 670-71; satirizes Poe’s fiction in “The Ghost of a Grey Tadpole,” 675-76; satirizes concern over plagiarism in “Stealing from Abroad,” 676-78, 680; speaker at Saint Patrick’s Day dinner, 691; directory entry, 756-62.

Esling, Catherine H.: see Catherine H. Waterman.

“Eulalie”: 506.

Everett, Edward: 197, 762.

Ewing, Thomas: 240-41, 266.

Ewing, Thomas, Jr.: 248.

“Exordium”: 307-08.


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Fairfield, Francis Gerry: 762.

Fairfield, Sumner Lincoln: 553-54, 762-63.

Fairmount: see “Residences (Poe’s).”

“The Fall of the House of Usher”: publication, 59; reception, 60-67, 70-71, 75, 81, 96, 100, 103.

Falstaff Hotel (Philadelphia): Poe said to frequent, 805-08.

Family newspapers: examples of, 82.

Fay, Theodore S.: 20, 129, 287, 606, 763.

“A Few Words on Secret Writing”: see under “Secret Writing.”

Fields, James T.: 164-65, 261-62, 412-13, 427, 459-60, 638.

Financial condition (Poe’s): Thomas Willis White promises financial assistance (January 17, 1837), 6; difficulties in 1838 and 1839, 24-25, 31, 33, 43, 93-94; salary on Burton’s, 44, 136, 138; indebtedness to Burton, 136-37; salary on Graham’s, 202-04; lacks money to visit Washington (July 4, 1841), 241-42; living beyond his means in late 1841, 248-49, 301; Graham refuses advance in salary, 320; Poe plans to avail himself of “Bankrupt Act” (early June, 1842), 387; James Herron sends twenty dollars, 403-04; “desperately pushed for money” (July 18, 1842), 417-18; Thomas observes “air of pecuniary want” in Poe’s home (September 17, 1842), 442; “in sad need of means” during March, 1843, trip to Washington, 524-25, 529-30, 535, 805; “many recent reverses” (ante May 15, 1843), 552-53; awarded prize of one hundred dollars for “The Gold-Bug,” 566-68; needs money for proposed trip to Richmond (August 26, 1843), 618; forced to ask Lowell for ten dollars owed for contributions, 623-24; Mrs. Clemm said to be “in indigent circumstances,” 631; various reminiscences of Poe’s poverty during Philadelphia period, 788-90, 805, 814-15, 865, 874, 876-81, 893, 933-34, 952-53.

Fisher, E. Burke: 48-49, 54-55, 245-46, 763-64.

Fitnam, Thomas: 130, 455-58, 461-66.

“Flaccus” (pseudonym of Thomas Ward): 512-14, 651.

Flaxman, John: 502-03.

Flint, Timothy: 197, 764.

Florence, Thomas Birch: 334-35, 337, 346-47.

Foreign Quarterly Review (London): publishes critique of “American Poetry,” 660-62, 678, 693-95.

Forrest, Edwin: 764, 889-90.

Forster, John: 339, 340, 661.

Forward, Walter: 284, 366-67, 435.

Foster, George G.: 64, 180, 225-27, 418-19, 437-38, 765-66.

Fowzer, James: 179-80, 199.

Frailey, Charles S.: 240-43, 251, 256-57, 270, 280-81, 288, 292-93, 309, 535, 537.

Frankenstein, John Peter: 766-67.

French, James S.: 767.

Freneau, Philip: 261.

Frost, John: 30, 61, 78, 80, 97-98, 99, 175, 767-68.

Fuller, A. (Fuller’s City Hotel, Washington): 348, 500-01, 525-27, 530-31, 535, 537, 719.


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Gallagher, William Davis: 199-200, 226-27, 768-69.

Garrigues, Lydia Hart: 769, 797.

Germanism: Poe accused of, 60, 67, 75, 80, 93-95.

Gibbs, Davy: 769-70, 892.

The Gift (Philadelphia): 42, 72, 259, 444, 695, 728, 834.

Gill, William F.: 770.

Gilpin, Charles: 770-71.

Godey, Louis A.: 33, 264, 286, 299, 321, 694, 771-72, 889-90, 893.

Godwin, William: 341.

The Gold-Bug”: originally sold to Graham’s Magazine, 544; Poe retrieves story and enters it in Dollar Newspaper contest, 544-45; Dollar Newspaper announces that “The Gold-Bug” has won first prize in contest, 564, 566-68, 570; official announcement of contest results, 570-71; Dollar Newspaper publishes first installment, 574-77; reprinted by Saturday Courier, 576; Francis H. Duffee accuses Poe of collusion with Dollar Newspaper, 577-78; Poe brings suit against Duffee, 579, 581; second installment published, 579-80; Dollar Newspaper issues “second edition” in an “extra,” 579-81; Lippard praises story, 580; Duffee publishes retraction, 582-83; Du Solle finds evidence that “The Gold-Bug” is plagiarized from Miss Sherburne’s “Imogine,” 583-84; reprinted by Pennsylvania Inquirer, 587; Public Ledger and Daily Forum discuss Poe’s suit against Duffee, 587-90; Duffee publishes long defense, 590-92; Snodgrass reports that “The Gold-Bug” has had “a tremendous run,” 592-93; T. C. Clarke discusses story, 593-94; third edition issued, 595; Dollar Newspaper refutes Du Solle’s charge of plagiarism, 595-96; Daily Forum criticizes “The Gold-Bug,” 596; fourth edition issued, 596; Du Solle retracts plagiarism charge, 597; New York Herald still repeats Du Solle’s accusation, 597-98; Poe and Duffee sign agreement ending libel suit, 602-03; Miss Sherburne’s “Imogine” republished, 603-04; evidence that Hirst represented Poe in suit against Duffee, 607-08; Miss Sherburne’s “Imogine” not a source for Poe’s story, 608; “The Gold-Bug” dramatized by Silas S. Steele, 613-14; mentioned, 723, 741.

Goodman, James: 51, 53, 772-73, 889.

Gorgas, Peter K.: 773.

Gould, Hannah Flagg: 773.

Gowans, William: 1, 773-74.

Graham, George R.: edits the Saturday Evening Post, 33-34; admitted to the bar, 36; purchases The Casket, 38-40, 42; proprietor of the Post, 81, 116; evidence of early acquaintance with Poe, 144; purchases Burton’s, 166-67; merges Burton’s and The Casket to form Graham’s, 169-72; “embellishments” the crux of a magazine, 180-81; Poe plans to see, 190-91; hires Poe as book review editor of Graham’s, 193, 195-96; salary paid Poe, 202-04; agreement with Poe to issue Penn Magazine, 233-37; expenditures on “embellishments,” 251, 257-58, 368; Poe still hopes for his support for the Penn, 259, 265, 274; relationship with Poe deteriorates, 320-22; Poe leaves Graham’s, 358-59; invites Griswold to edit Graham’s, 362-63; hires Griswold as editor, 370-71; Du Solle comments on his prosperity, 399; Poe discusses his failure to support the Penn, 408-10; makes Poe “a good offer” to return to Graham’s, 436; his payments to Bryant and Longfellow, 478-79; discusses career on “stormy sea of publishing,” 492-93; Poe’s “Gold-Bug” originally sold to Graham’s, 544; other publishers unable to compete with Graham, 569-70; satirized in Lippard’s “Spermaceti Papers,” 594-95, 606-07, 614-15, 624, 631-32; Griswold resigns from Graham’s, 615-16, 622, 624, 627-28; Graham edits Graham’s by himself, 622-23; identified with his magazine, 640; uses Poe’s unpublished review of The Spanish Student to encourage Longfellow’s contributions, 656-57, 679-80; asks Poe to write Lowell’s biography for Graham’s, 693, 695; Mrs. Burgin’s reminiscence of, 722-23; directory entry, 774-77; said to have rejected “The Raven,” 824-25, 893-94. See also Graham’s Magazine .

Graham’s Magazine­: formed by merger of The Casket and Burton’s, 167, 169; Graham’s advertisement for, 170-72; office location, 171-72; time of publication, 172; issues first number, 176; importance of “embellishments,” 180-81; Poe becomes book review editor, 193, 195-96; Poe’s salary on, 202-04; Poe’s association announced, 205-06; Poe “more & more disgusted” with his situation (June 26, 1841), 238; payment to contributors, 194, 215, 217-18, 254-55, 365, 392, 396, 434, 478-79, 493, 544; growing circulation, 239, 259, 274, 287-88, 300, 320-22, 333, 338-39, 404-05, 408, 446-47; expenditures on “embellishments,” 251, 257-58, 368; different functions performed by Peterson and Poe, 263-64, 270; goes to press a month in advance, 287-88; unparalleled success during first year, 299-300; Poe’s departure from, 358-59; Graham invites Griswold to assume editorship, 362-63; Graham’s fictitious account of Poe’s departure, 362-63; Griswold hired as editor, 370-71, 384-85; Griswold’s salary on, 370; Griswold’s editorship announced, 378-79, 405; Poe’s departure reported by newspapers, 378-79; Poe’s reasons for resigning, 383; “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt” worth one hundred dollars “at the usual price,” 392; Griswold seeks new contributors, 396-97; claims circulation over fifty thousand, 404-05; official announcement of Poe’s departure, 405; Griswold takes active role in editing, 412-13, 417, 426-27, 432-33; Graham announces new contributors, 416-17; each number completed “four to five weeks” before first of month, 426; Poe’s “Gold-Bug” originally sold to Graham’s for fifty-two dollars, 544; acquires lists of Boston Miscellany and Sargent’s Magazine, 569-70; satirized in Lippard’s “Spermaceti Papers,” 588-89, 606-07; Griswold resigns from editorship, 615-16, 622, 624, 627-28; Graham edits magazine by himself, 622-23; Snodgrass and Lowell suspect Poe has rejoined staff, 673, 687; Mrs. Burgin’s reminiscence of magazine’s business affairs, 723.

Graham, William H.: 598, 777-78.

Graham, William S.: 643-44, 665.

Greaff, William, Jr.: 658, 685-86, 688.

Greeley, Horace: 72, 164-65, 172, 175-78, 181-83, 187, 188-89, 194, 196-97, 206, 287-88, 289-90, 352-53, 454, 490-91, 493-94, 778.

Griffis, William Elliot: 707-11, 778-79.

Griswold, Caroline Searles: 457-60, 475, 485-86, 779.

Griswold, Rufus W.: his Biographical Annual announced, 164-65, 172-73; arrives in Philadelphia, 175-76; Biographical Annual in the press, 176, 181, 183; Greeley criticizes his abrupt departure from The New-Yorker, 176-77, 178; early relations with English, 181-83; publication of Biographical Annual, 187-89; The Poets and Poetry of America announced, 194; Greeley counsels an appendix for minor poets, 196-97; to edit the Boston Notion, 213-14; first meeting with Poe, 218-19; leaves for Boston, 219; criticizes Pliny Earle’s poetry, 222-23; objects to Poe’s praise of Earle, 224-25; Poe sends poems for The Poets and Poetry of America, 227-28; Poe asks Thomas to aid The Poets, 229-31; Thomas to furnish biographies for The Poets, 249-50; returns to Philadelphia, 255; asks Poe to furnish biography of Thomas for The Poets, 255-56, 258-59; The Poets in the press, 258, 259-60; severe illness in New York City, 261-62; edits Philadelphia Gazette, 275, 287-88; contributes to Southern Literary Messenger, 287; Greeley wants descriptions of Philadelphia life and society, 287-88, 290; contracts tuberculosis, 289-90; Epes Sargent counsels a sea voyage to restore health, 305-06; seeks chaplainship in navy, 313, 315-16; his progress on The Poets and Poetry of America, 315-16, 326, 336; suffers pulmonary hemorrhaging, 336; his friendship with Thomas Willis White, 349; Greeley publishes a “tall puff” of The Poets, 352-53; Carey & Hart publish The Poets, 331-62; Graham invites Griswold to edit Graham’s, 362-63; The Poets praised by Graham’s Saturday Evening Post, 364-65; Peterson discusses The Poets, 365-66; hired as editor of Graham’s, 370-71, 384-85; Dow’s scathing critique of The Poets, 371-72; a judicious review in Benjamin’s New World, 372-73; his editorship of Graham’s announced, 378-79, 405; correspondents to the Washington Independent debate merits of The Poets, 385, 394-95, 397-99; Peterson reviews The Poets for Graham’s, 385-86; reactions to his poem “Sights from My Window — Alice,” 386-87, 389, 394-95, 420-21; Poe finds The Poets “a most outrageous humbug,” 392-93; seeks new contributors for Graham’s, 396-97; published reference to his tuberculosis, 397; said to be sponsor of attacks on Poe, 398-99; Dow reacts to his editorship of Graham’s, 399-400, 402-03; visits New York, 399-400, 412-13; commissions Poe’s review of The Poets, 405-06; Poe objects to New England bias “disgustingly manifested” in The Poets, 409; second edition of The Poets, 412, 420; regards book reviews as favors or advertisements, 412-13; takes active role in editing Graham’s, 412-13, 417, 426-27, 432-33; fails to forward Daniel Bryan’s May 13, 1842, letter to Poe, 421, 424-26; John L. O’sullivan objects that The Poets is too inclusive, 422-23; W. G. Simms complains that The Poets neglects Southern poets, 423-24; unhappy with Poe’s review of The Poets, 427-28, 432; evidence of friction with Peterson, 432-33; Mrs. Stephens attempts “to eject” Griswold from Graham’s, 434; Poe discusses his review of The Poets, 436-38; Poe plans to see Griswold, 446-47; health “very poor,” 453-54; Poe’s review of The Poets published in Boston Miscellany, 454-55; his wife Caroline has son, 457; reacts to death of wife and son, 458-60, 475; third edition of The Poets, 479; visits his wife’s tomb, 485-86; Greeley and Mrs. Stephens debate Griswold’s merits, 490-91; Saturday Museum publishes Hirst’s vitriolic critique of The Poets, 495-99, 501, 503-04; in poor health, 504-05; Hirst satirizes Griswold as “Mr. Driswold” in Saturday Museum, 522; Snodgrass and Wilmer comment on The Poets, 549-50; Mrs. Stephens’ damning characterization of Griswold, 550-51; questionable Poe letter to Griswold (June 11, 1843), 562-63; satirized in Lippard’s “Spermaceti Papers,” 563-64, 573-74, 588-89, 606-07, 612, 616, 624; Poe hands Lowell’s poem to Griswold, 573; resigns from Graham’s, 615-16, 622, 624, 627-28; Poe finds that Griswold “lacks independence, or judgment, or both,” 634; anticipates “leaving the country for a foreign tomb,” 638; Poe criticizes Griswold and The Poets in lectures on “American Poetry,” 648-49, 664-65, 676; describes Poe’s unfavorable review of The Spanish Student to Longfellow, 656-57; The Poets criticized by Foreign Quarterly Review, 660-61; Snodgrass regards Griswold as “common-place critic,” 673; describes visit to Poe’s home, 736; directory entry, 779-83; C. G. Leland’s description of, 834; friendship with H. B. Wallace, 929.

Grund, Francis J.: 175, 181, 481, 783.


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Hague, Thomas: 351.

Haines, Hiram H.: 115-16, 119-20, 783-84.

Hale, Sarah Josepha: 784-85.

Halleck, Fitz-Greene: 8, 233-34, 237, 362, 412, 621, 665, 785-86, 794.

Hamilton, Robert: 401, 406, 418, 448-49, 786-87.

Hampton, Thomas R.: 231-32, 256.

“Hans Phaall”: 96, 107, 838.

Harbord, Richard: 893-94.

Hacker, Samuel: 787.

Harmer, Robert: 126-27, 787-88, 936-38.

Harnden’s Express: 503.

Harper & Brothers: 8-11, 15, 16-17, 34-35, 41, 90-91.

Harper, Fletcher: 8.

Harper, James: 8.

“Harper’s Ferry”: 319.

Harris, Amanda B.: 26, 788-90.

Harris, Sandy: 336, 790-92.

Harrison, Gabriel: 762, 792-96.

Harrison, William Henry: 89, 123, 125, 130-31, 178, 179, 181-82, 198, 201-02, 204, 212-13, 223, 238-39, 241, 416.

Hart, Abraham: 94, 728.

Hart, John and Lydia: 796-97.

Hart, John Seely: 797.

Harvey, Alexander: 797-99.

Haswell, G.D.: 73-74.

“The Haunted Palace”: 36, 37, 101, 227-28, 661.

Hawks, Francis Lister: 5, 799.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel: 128-29, 358, 368-69, 500, 502-03, 542-43, 547, 552, 800.

Heath, James E.: 60, 63, 66-67, 74-76, 106-07, 287, 800-01.

Hedges, Joseph H.: 639-40.

Henry, Caleb Sprague: 801.

Henry, Lucy D.: 572.

Herbert, Henry William: 8, 287, 606, 801.

Herring, Elizabeth Rebecca: 411-12, 801-03.

Herring, Henry: 801-03.

Herring, Mary Estelle: 802-04.

Herron, James: 387-88, 403-04, 429, 804.

Hewitt, John H.: 267, 804-05.

Heysinger, Isaac W.: 805-08.

High, William J.: 808-09.

Hirst, Henry B.: meets Poe, 45; early poetry, 137, 151; Du Solle’s recommendation of “Care and practice,” 137; satirizes English’s poetry, 167-69; opens horticultural warehouse, 183; early association with English, 229; omitted from “Autography,” 277; pretensions satirized by Du Solle, 308-09, 317-18; satirized as “Henry Bread Crust” in Lippard’s “Bread Crust Papers,” 353-57; active in the “Corporal’s Guard” (Tyler organization), 363-64; attends Tyler meetings with English, 380-81, 383-84, 393, 407; Du Solle scoffs at poem, 421-22; Saturday Evening Post scoffs at “effusions,” 431; addresses Tyler meeting with English, 454; publishes vitriolic critique of Griswold’s Poets and Poetry of America in Saturday Museum, 495-99, 501, 503-04; witnesses contract involving The Stylus, 499; assigned task of writing Poe biography for Museum, 501, 510; admitted to Philadelphia bar, 503-04; satirizes Griswold as “Mr. Driswold” in Saturday Museum, 522; opens law office, 522-23; Anne E. C. Clarke’s reminiscence of Hirst’s intimacy with Poe, English, and T. C. Clarke, 534; Saturday Evening Post scoffs at “ideal “ poetry, 582; Poe said to have studied law under Hirst, 599-600, 798-99; evidence that Hirst represented Poe in libel suit involving “The Gold-Bug,” 607-08; Du Solle objects to pseudonym “Anna Maria Hirst,” 621; English’s portrait of Hirst in The Doom of the Drinker, 652-54; borrows book for Poe from William Duane’s library, 684-85; directory entry, 809-16; William Sartain’s reminiscence of, 886.

Hoffman, Charles Fenno: 10, 164, 253, 289-90, 396, 412, 416, 426, 432, 504-05, 606, 664, 816.

Hoffman, David: 189-91, 816-17.

Holden, Ezra: 81, 96-97, 321-22, 576, 610, 617-19, 817-18.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell: 571, 818.

“Hop-Frog”: 119.

Hopkinson, Joseph: 185, 191-92, 818-19, 945.

Horne, Richard Henry: 682-83, 690-91, 819-20.

Houghton, Roland S.: 120-21, 820.

“How to Write a Blackwood Article”: 30.

Huddy, William M.: 35.


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Ide, Abijah M., Jr.: 629-30, 634, 637-38, 691-92, 820-21.

“The Imp of the Perverse”: 786.

The Independent (Washington): 373-74, 385, 388, 394-95, 397-99, 402, 415, 419, 425-26.

Ingraham, Joseph Holt: 238-39, 249-50, 315, 821, 917.

“Instinct Vs. Reason — A Black Cat”: 110.

Intemperance (Poe’s): probable cause for Poe’s dismissal from Southern Literary Messenger, 3-5; he claims to have “abandoned the vice,” 14-15, 63, 67; apparent allusion to by Philadelphia paper, 95; apparent allusion to in Burton’s, 158; Burton accuses Poe of intemperance while in his employ, 158, 199, 207-10; Virginia’s illness said to cause Poe’s intemperance, 317; excessive drinking during visit to New York (circa June 25, 1842), 400-01, 417-18; Thomas protests against Poe’s renewed “habits of intemperance” (September 17, 1842), 442-44; excessive drinking during March, 1843, visit to Washington, 527-37, 541; Wilmer discusses Poe’s intemperance in May 20, 1843, letter to Tomlin, 553-55; William Poe cautions against “A too free use of the Bottle,” 568-69; English’s caricature of Poe in The Doom of the Drinker, 649-52; English’s reminiscence of finding Poe intoxicated, 757-60; similar accounts left by English and Thomas, 759; “A single glass of wine would affect him at once,” 790; Poe said to reveal his “real contempt . . . for his cotemporaries” when drinking, 815-16; Poe’s drinking “only occasional,” 880; H. W. Smith’s account, 890-94; Mary Starr’s account, 903-04; reputation for dissipation, 933; fanciful account of Poe’s drinking, 936-38.

The Irish Citizen (Philadelphia): 490, 670-71, 675-76.

Irving, Washington: 8, 23-25, 59-60, 70-71, 77-78, 81, 83-84, 233-34, 237, 426, 821-22.

“The Island of the Fay”: 226, 229.

“Israfel”: 270.


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Jervis, George: 52-53.

Johnson, Richard M.: 56, 123-24, 239.

Johnston, J. W.: 822-24, 825.

Johnston, William: 824-25.

Jones, Mrs. C.: 13, 25, 31, 94, 825-28.

Jones, John Beauchamp: 57, 127, 238, 284, 828.

“The Journal of Julius Rodman”: 41, 85, 108-09.



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Kennedy, John P.: 77, 184-85, 233-34, 237, 240-41, 244, 246, 248, 256-57, 260-61, 262-63, 265, 291-92, 586, 676, 828-30.


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Lacey, Dr.: 531, 536.

Landor, William (pseudonym): see Horace Binney Wallace.

“The Landscape-Garden”: 417-18, 448.

Lane, Thomas H.: 198, 336, 691, 830-31.

Lane, Washington L.: 570, 831.

Langley, J. and H. G.: 400, 417-18, 860-61.

Langtree, Samuel Daly: 831-32.

Lanman, Charles: 713-14.

Lardner, Dionysius: 832.

Latrobe, John H. B.: 651.

Lea & Blanchard: 29, 73-74, 79, 84-85, 89-91, 127, 252-54, 401, 716, 728-29, 833.

Lea, Henry C.: 74.

Lea, Isaac: 29, 66, 344-45, 833, 945, 950.

Leary, William A.: 685.

Lectures (Poe’s): see “American Poetry,” Philadelphia, Reading (Pennsylvania), Newark Academy, Wilmington (Delaware), and Baltimore.

Legaré, Hugh Swinton: 833-34.

Leland, Charles Godfrey: 834.

“Lenore”: 486-87, 500.

Leslie, Eliza: 834-35

Lieber, Francis: 835.

“Life in Death” (”The Oval Portrait”): 358.

“Ligeia”: 22-23, 31, 68-72.

Lippard, George: employed on Du Solle’s Spirit of the Times, 308, 322-26; satirizes Dickens-worship in “Boz in Philadelphia” series, 324-32, 334, 337, 345, 348-49, 351; foresees Dickens’ American Notes, 331-32; satirizes Hirst and English in “The Bread Crust Papers,” 353-57; satirizes New England Transcendentalists, 360-61; leaves The Spirit of the Times, 361; edits The Citizen Soldier, 492; contributes to T. C . Clarke’s Saturday Museum, 537-38; satirizes George R. Graham & Co. in “The Spermaceti Papers,” 555-58, 559-60, 563-64, 573-74, 588-89, 594-95, 599, 606-07, 612, 614-15, 616, 624, 631-32; praises “The Gold-Bug,” 580; Saturday Evening Post scoffs at “Master George Lippard,” 582; praises Poe’s Prose Romances, 605; discusses Poe in “The Spermaceti Papers,” 606-07, 632; praises Poe’s lecture on “American Poetry,” 639-40, 648-49, 669-70; Poe praises Lippard’s novel Ladye Annabel, 680-81; directory entry, 835-38; visits Poe’s Spring Garden home, 837.

Literary Examiner (Pittsburgh): 48, 54-56, 245-46.

“Literary Small Talk”: 33, 34

Locke, Richard Adams: 8, 253, 838-39.

Loco-Focos: 88, 124-25, 126, 214-15, 222-24, 248, 297, 372.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth: Hyperion reviewed by Poe, 74; Voices of the Night reviewed by Poe, 111; Poe’s accusations of plagiarism, 111-13, 227-28, 633, 840; inquires about “attacks” in Philadelphia, 151-53; Poe’s invitation to contribute to Graham’s, 217-18, 223; Poe’s invitation to contribute to the Penn Magazine, 233-34, 237; to appear in January, 1842, Graham’s, 287; Ballads and Other Poems reviewed by Poe, 339, 358-59; Poe objects to his didacticism, 358; The Spanish Student serialized in Graham’s, 412-13, 430-31; announced as regular contributor to Graham’s, 416-17; receives fifty dollars for each poem sent to Graham’s, 478-79; Poe submits unfavorable critique of The Spanish Student to Graham’s, 633-34; Graham uses Poe’s unpublished review of The Spanish Student to encourage Longfellow’s contribution, 656-57, 679-80; praised as foremost American poet by Foreign Quarterly Review, 661; directory entry, 839-41; mentioned, 78, 362, 665, 737, 919.

Loud, Marguerite St. Leon: 507, 841-42.

Lowell, James Russell: Peterson publishes “Callirhöe” in Graham’s, 194-95, 201, 204-05; becomes contributor to Graham’s, 254-55; to appear in “Autography,” 273; Peterson comments on Poe’s notice of Lowell in “Autography,” 293-94; Peterson praises Lowell in January, 1842, Graham’s, 310; Griswold’s regard for, 316; high reputation among Philadelphia literati, 326-27; Peterson fears Lowell is an abolitionist, 332-33; his philosophical differences with Peterson, 359; Griswold’s remarks on Lowell in The Poets and Poetry of America, 365-66, 386; Poe offers to contribute to Lowell’s Pioneer, 464-65, 472-73; payment for Lowell’s contributions to Graham’s, 478-79; obtains Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart” for The Pioneer, 482-84; his difficulties in issuing first number of The Pioneer, 482-83; Poe anxious to see The Pioneer, 486-97; Poe reviews The Pioneer, 488-89; N. P. Willis finds Lowell “a very unfit editor,” 491-92; Poe congratulates Lowell on The Pioneer, 502-03; suffers from eye disease, 505-06; left in debt by failure of The Pioneer, 512, 539-40, 543; unable to pay for Poe’s contributions to The Pioneer, 535, 539-40; Poe solicits his contributions for The Stylus, 542-43; Peterson regrets failure of The Pioneer, 546-47; enlists Hawthorne as contributor to The Stylus, 547-48, 552; sends Poe a poem, 553; recovers from eye ailment, 571; Poe writes that The Stylus project has “exploded,” 572-73; Peterson hopes to see “a great poem” from Lowell, 622-23; Poe forced to ask Lowell for ten dollars owed for contributions, 623-24; plans to issue volume of poetry, 632; Poe advises him to “eschew” narrative poetry, 633-34; Peterson praises Lowell’s Poems, 671-72; Poe offers to write Lowell’s biography for Graham’s, 678, 686-88; anonymous review of Poems in Graham’s probably not by Poe [[update: probably is by Poe - DT]], 683-84; Poe ready to write Lowell’s biography “at once,” 692-95; directory entry, 842-44; mentioned, 651-52, 826-27.

Lunt, George: 844.


Notes:

Although the contents and formatting of this subject index generally reflect what appeared in the original printing, changes have been made for the sake of the reader and due to formatting for hypertext. The entry titles in the original, for example, have been rendered in bold here. (There is no such distinction in the original printing.) The introductory comment from the original has been reproduced.


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