He may have been delusional, thinking that his wife, , was still alive, or he may have been referring to , to whom he had recently proposed.
A number of his homes are dedicated museums today.
Publishing career After his brother's death, Poe began more earnest attempts to start his career as a writer, but he chose a difficult time in American publishing to do so.
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The story brought him to the attention of , a Baltimorean of considerable means who helped Poe place some of his stories and introduced him to Thomas W.
The newer monument also marks the burial place of Poe's wife, , and his mother-in-law, Maria.
The pair sent Poe off to the University of Virginia with a of the funds that he required.
Frances Allan died on February 28, 1829, and Poe visited the day after her burial.