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John Boucher Morris

(Born: 1785 - Died: 1874)

American lawyer and busniessman. He was the president of the Mechanics Bank, and director of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Married Anna Maria Hollingsworth on March 20, 1817.

There is a oil portrait of Mr. Morris by Thomas Sully (at the Smithsonian?)

  • E. A. Poe to J. B. Morris - November 1845  (Another copy of OL#218, this copy unknown to Ostrom.)  (Postmarked December 8, 1845)

  • 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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