He was expelled during his junior year because of a prank. His family allowed him to join the navy, but he soon found that more discipline was present in the Navy than at Yale. In 1810 Cooper took a furlough, and never returned to active duty. James Fenimore Cooper married Susan De Lancy in 1811, and for the next ten years he lived as a country gentleman. However, after the death of all five of his elder brothers he became responsible for supporting their widows and paying their debts.
Edger Allen Poe was born on January 19th 1809 in Boston Massachusetts son to Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe and David Poe, Jr. Both of Poe’s parent’s were actors and Poe was their second child and second son, they later had a daughter. In 1810 Poe’s father abandoned their family, and his mother died a year later from pulmonary tuberculosis. Poe was then taken into the home of John Allan, a merchant in Richmond, Virginia. The Allan’s served as a foster family and gave him the name "Edgar Allan Poe", though they never formally adopted him.
Edgar receive his first formal education in London. He was at first sent to board with Mrs. Doubourg, which was only 3 miles from where the Allans lived. Later he was sent to board with reverend John Bransby, at Stoke Newington where he studied among the obvious, Latin and dance. John who was very preoccupied with his business, neglected Edgar and Mrs Allan, didn’t help his feeling of neglect any better due to her frequently getting ill. The tobacco industry collapsed after only three years of their stay, and the... ... middle of paper ... ...engagement was broken off.
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