UVA pays $48K for Poe's 'juleps' letter?

An article in the Daily Progress suggests that UVA's special collections library plunked down nearly $48,000 for a letter from a defensive Edgar Allan Poe who blamed an incident of his drunken behavior on poet William Ross Wallace who, Poe wrote, "would insist upon the juleps."

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I'd be willing to bet that Mr. Madison was a FREEMASON.

Did you see the terrorist wheel up behind Max at the end? It's amazing what you notice when you're paying attention.