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Edgar Allan Poe: How Did He Die?

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On October 3, 1849, famous writer Edgar Allan Poe was found in dire need of medical attention. He was brought to the Washington Medical College where he later died. But one question still remains unanswered, “how did he die?”. Many say because of alcoholism or other unfortunate fates. But maybe his death happened on purpose.

Cooping was a political tactic used during the 1800’s during presidential elections. Select targets were intimidated or forced into voting for a specific candidate. What if Edgar went to Baltimore to vote and was harmed into voting a specific candidate? It doesn't sound too crazy when you think about it. All we have to do is piece together the evidence.

Edgar was found wearing clothing that
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