Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898; Smithers, Leonard C. (Leonard Charles), 1861-1907; Letters; Illness
In this letter, addressed to "my dear Smithers," Beardsley thanks Smithers for the cheque he sent, then describes her condition, telling him that she shouldn't write because she isn't even allowed to sit up.
In this 1861 May 1 letter, Dickens mentions that "...the House of Commons likes these times, thinks them jaunty [...] and the Devil himself only knows what else." The envelope is enclosed inside the letter, and is addressed to his editor James Lowe.
In this letter addressed to Mr Oliver Bainbridge, Jordan promises to give his correspondent a requested chapter "when I can find time to write it" and also discusses possible time for a meeting between the two.
In this note addressed to both the college president and "Mr Dodd's Office," Dorothy Drake explains that the attached list contains the "57 First Editions" donated to the library as a gift by Mrs. Fred Lyon Stone in memory of her husband.
Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Drury Lane Theatre
In this letter, Kean writes on the behalf of "my friend Chippendale" who "is very anxious to become a member of Drury Lane Theatre." The letter is addressed to Robert William Elliston of that same theatre. The letter has been inset onto a sturdier...