Rare Edgar Allan Poe Letter Sells at auction for $155,000 📖

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A rare Edgar Allan Poe letter extending his condolences to a fellow writer sold for $154,958, according to Boston-based RR Auction.

The one-page letter is signed “Edgar A. Poe,” dated August 24, 1846. Addressed from New York, a handwritten letter to writer Frederick William Thomas, who, from 1841 until 1850, worked as a clerk in the United States Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C., for which he selected a library.

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