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Letcher, Montgomery E

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

(?   -?   ) US author of Wonderful Discovery: Being an Account of a Recent Exploration of the Celebrated Mammoth Cave in Edmonson County, Kentucky, by Dr Rowan, Professor Simmons and Others, of Louisville, to its Termination in an Inhabited Region, in the Interior of the Earth (1839 chap): a Lost World tale told as a hoax – after the example of Edgar Allan Poe and others – in comically strict accordance with Symmesian principles (see Symmes). [JC]

Montgomery E Letcher




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