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Marriage Bond - Edgar Poe and Virginia Clemm

This image depicts the text of a "marriage bond" between Edgar Allan Poe and Virginia Clemm.

The document contains an error.  Virginia's age is noted as 21.  At the time, she was actually 13 years old.

Click on the image for a greatly expanded view.


Media Credits

Image of marriage bond online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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