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Item # 680819

September 24, 1807

BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 24, 1807 

* Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad

A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" for the performance of: "OTHELLO", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe". (see image) He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe.
News of the day and other interesting advertisements. Four pages, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War