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    • Dion Boucicault letter, undated

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906; Copyrights; Plays; Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Embossing (Printing); Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • Dion Boucicault writes to playwright Herman Charles Merivale about a copyright dispute regarding Merivale's play, "Forget-me-Not." Boucicault is outraged over an article in the Times that justified Lucy Ward's production in London. According to...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Charles Matthews

    • Covent Garden Theatre; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Monuments; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing)
    • Kean tells Mathews in a letter that on the subject of a proposed Shakespeare monument, the Drury Lane Theatre should be included. Kean emphasizes that the rival Covent Garden Company's sole inclusion in the project remains unfair. Letter is dated...
    • Dion Boucicault letter

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Boucicault, Dion, 1859-1929; Letters; Fathers; Sons; Signatures (Writing); Plays; Critique; Embossing (Printing)
    • Boucicault writes on unknown date and year from 16 New Burlington Street, W. to his son, Dion G. Boucicault, about a play that Dion G. Boucicault had written, given to the elder by "Mr. Claremont." Boucicault the elder critiques the unnamed play...
    • Charles Kean letter

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Drawing; Lear, King (Legendary character); Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking him for scenic sketches of "King Lear" for his book. The unnamed correspondent may be his scene designer, Mr. Lloyds. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks.
    • Charles Kean letter to Col. D'Aguilar, 1838 January 27

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; D'Aguilar, G. C. (George Charles), Sir, 1784-1855; Performances; Hamlet (Legendary character); Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England) ; Queens; Dramatic criticism; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Sealing-wax;...
    • Charles Kean writes Col. D'Aguilar describing the success of "Hamlet" and plans for "Richard III." The letter is torn and contains notations by a second hand. Page 4 is a self-cover with a partial seal and postmarks. The letter contains an...
    • Thomas L. Ternan letter to J. Reeve, 1833 July 4

    • Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Death; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Poetry; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Ternan, Mrs. (Thomas), 1802-1873
    • Thomas L. Ternan writes to J. Reeve on the topic of the recent publication of "Monody on the death of Edmund Kean." He asks Reeves to "dispose of them, amongst those members of 'The Adelphi' who 'mourn the dimming of our shining star.'" Thomas L....
    • David Garrick exhibit catalog

    • Actors; Bookplates; Embossing (Printing); Exhibition catalogs; Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle, 1905-1969; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Library bookplates; Library cards; Portraits; Stanford University
    • Catalog contains a list of David Garrick items presented in an exhibit by Ifan Kryle Fletcher. Title page gives birth and death dates for Garrick. Items were on exhibit in London January 20 - 28, 1939. Catalog contains the bookplate of Stanford...
    • Dion Boucicault letter

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Embossing (Printing); Letters; Actors
    • Boucicault writes on unknown date and year from Lower Gore, Kensington to an unknown correspondent discussing acting arrangements with "Mr. Harris" and "Mr. Webster." Boucicault also mentions that he will pay the correspondent's account if the...
    • Dion Boucicault letter

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Signatures (Writing); Books;
    • Boucicault writes on an unknown date and year, from 20 East 15th St., New York, to an unknown correspondent to inform him of Boucicault's April trip to Boston and suggest a meeting at which point they will discuss the correspondent's previous...
    • William Etty letter to W. C. Macready

    • Etty, William, 1787-1849; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Invitation; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • William Etty writes W. C. Macready declining an invitation because he is pressed for time and says he will not be going to see "Coriolanus." W. C. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing.
    • C. Stanfield letter to Mrs. Macready

    • Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Health; Imitation in art; Performances; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • C. Stanfield writes Mrs. Macready informing her of his wife's health and asks that she accept portfolios of imitations of his last year's sketches. Stanfield rejoices in the success of "Coriolanus" and asks that she send his regards to her...
    • H. L. Bulwer letter to Mr. Macready

    • Dalling and Bulwer, Henry Lytton Bulwer, Baron, 1801-1872; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Tickets; Christmas; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • H. L. Bulwer writes Mr. Macready on Christmas day, thanking him for his letter and ticket, and and sends his well-wishes for the new year. Mr. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing. The letter is...
    • John Baldwin Buckstone letter, 1871 January 10

    • Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879; Embossing (Printing); Signatures (Writing); Genest, John, 1764-1839; Bath (England); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Kent (England); Bell, W. L....
    • Buckstone writes to W.L. Bell, Esq. from Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, concerning "Some account of the English stage" and some information that book provided about the actor Edmund Kean's first appearance in "Revenge," a play by Joanna Baillie....
    • Dion Boucicault letter, undated

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906; Coghlan, Rose, 1851-1932; Copyrights; Payment; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • Dion Boucicault writes to Herman Charles Merivale regarding a copyright dispute. Rose Coghlan has agreed to pay for the rights to Merivale's "Forget-me-Not" and release the English and Australian rights. Boucicault also mentions his clerk,...

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