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Mackenzie claims that Clapp knew when he published "The Fire Fiend" in the Saturday Press that the poem and its story were a hoax.
English dissociates himself from Mackenzie, mentioned as one of English's "associates" at Pfaff's.
When O'Brien arrived in New York in 1852, he brought with him a letter of introduction from Dr. Mackenzie which he presented to prominent editors such as Major Noah and General Morris.
English dissociates himself from Mackenzie and claims he never visited Pfaff's.
In the Philadephia Press Mackenzie falsely accuses Gardette's collection of poetry titled The Fire Fiend and other Poems to have been written by Poe.
Gardette claims that Mackenzie never gave him the privildege of "justifying" his work with The Fire Fiend.
The Vault at Pfaff's
27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015