The Manuscript of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and Poe's Revisions

@article{Boll1943TheMO,
  title={The Manuscript of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and Poe's Revisions},
  author={E. Boll},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  year={1943},
  volume={40},
  pages={302 - 315}
}
  • E. Boll
  • Published 1943
  • History
  • Modern Philology
HE manuscript of Poe's short story The murders in the Rue Morgue was presented to the Drexel Institute of Technology in 1891 by George W. Childs, of Philadelphia.2 Its previous history is told in a letter bound in with the manuscript and dated at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, July 26, 1881. The writer, J. M. Johnston, who sold the manuscript to Mr. Childs, was an apprentice in the office, situated at No. 33 Carter's Alley, Philadelphia, of Barrett and Thrasher, the firm printing the periodical in… Expand
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