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September 17, 1807

BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 17, 1807

* Edgar Allan Poe's mother theater ad

On page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a listing for a performance in a "favorite Entertainment" called "Rosina", featuring Mrs. Poe in the role of Rosina. Also a listing for a "Comic Opera" called "Robin Hood : Or, Sherwood Forest", with Mrs. Poe as Clorinda. This was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe, the famous author and poet.
Complete with 4 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War