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how much did Edger Allan Poe make on the story "The Raven"?

-- Anonymous, September 28, 2000



According to the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore at , there are several sources with differing amounts paid to Edgar Allan Poe for the poem The Raven.

1. An estimate by John W. Ostrom indicates a payment to Poe of $9.00.

2. Thomas O. Mabbot says that family tradition holds that Poe received $15.00.

3. R. H. Stoddard stated in 1877 that the publisher of The Raven recalled paying $10.00

4. Dr. Thomas Dunn English stated in The Independent of November 5, 1896, that Poe received $30.00


-- Anonymous, September 29, 2000

Poe made $15 from the Raven

-- Anonymous, October 03, 2000

I recall My etablishment paying Mr.Poe a sum of $7.00 for the stort the raven

-- Anonymous, February 08, 2002

I heard that he got $14 for it.

-- Anonymous, December 01, 2002

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