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    • Catalogue of the library of Charles Kean and Edmund Kean

    • Auction catalogs; Autographs; Engraving; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Kean, Mary; Letters; Relics; Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge; Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. Catalogues of sales
    • Materials consist of a copy of an auction catalog "of the library of the late Charles Kean," and "valuable autograph letters, engravings and relics, of his father Edmund Kean." Catalog includes a numbered list of items to be sold. Catalog notes...
    • Charles Kean letter

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Tickets; Performances; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent saying that he is welcome to a box for "Faust & Marguerite" and says that he will send tickets for the "Courier of Lyons." The letter contains watermarks and is torn.
    • David Garrick - a commemoration

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Biography; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; Coulson, Richard, 1948-; Covent Garden Theatre; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Eddison, Robert, 1908-1991; Funeral orations; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822;...
    • Pamphlet contains the program for the David Garrick commemoration at Westminster Abbey given on February 2, 1979. Event is put together by the Society of Theatre Research and contains prayers, verses, and music performed. Pamphlet also contains a...
    • David Garrick letter to Robert Jephson, 1772 May 19

    • Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812; Dramatists; Dryden, John, 1631-1700; Garrick, David, 1754?-1795; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Jephson, Robert, 1736-1803; Letters; Newspapers; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Sex scandals; Signatures...
    • In a letter, Garrick writes to playwright Robert Jephson about the scandal of Isaac Bickerstaff and his sudden departure. Garrick laments the loss of Bickerstaff as the writer had recently been "preparing some pieces that would have been both...
    • Dion Boucicault letter, undated

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906; Coghlan, Rose, 1851-1932; Plays; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Dion Boucicault writes to Herman Charles Merivale. Boucicault asks Merivale to send over his play, "The Butler." Boucicault is trying to find offers for the play. He mentions that Rose Coghlan "does not toe the line," and also mysteriously notes...
    • Edmund Kean bank draft

    • Banks and banking; Coutts & Co.; Drafts; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Bank draft written by Edmund Kean for Coutts and Company requests ten pounds. "Coutt and Co" has been marked out on the draft. Draft is dated August 6th. Draft is torn and frayed. Draft contains a punched out hole and a watermark.
    • Edmund Kean letter to H. Sigell, 1825 April 7

    • Boars; Bonds; Debt; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Usury; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Kean writes to Sigell about his Drury Lane performance schedule and financial issues. In a postscript, Kean instructs Sigell to "see that those blasted usurers have got the bond." Letter is torn and contains a watermark for "J Green &...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Jack Hughes

    • Envelopes (Stationery); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Kean writes a letter in a appeal to Jack Hughes, a close friend of Kean, to advise him. Kean says that he is "damnably disfigured." Letter contains watermark of "G. & R. Turner." Letter contains a hole and has been previously folded so that it...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Jack Hughes

    • Boars; Debt; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Watermarks
    • Kean writes to Hughes, a close friend of Kean, about his performance schedule. Kean ends the letter with a reference to money he owes and wishes to pay back. Date on letter is March 27th. Frayed letter contains postmarks for "Glasgow" and a wax...
    • Eliza D'Aguilar letter to Mary Kean, 1839 September 28

    • D’Aguilar, Eliza, 18th/19th cent.; D'Aguilar, G. C. (George Charles), Sir, 1784-1855; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Mary, 1779-1849; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Sons; Travel; Letters; Watermarks
    • Eliza D'Aguilar, wife of decorated military man Sir George Charles D'Aguilar, writes a letter to Mrs. Mary Kean. While Eliza begins her letter with the discussion of her son, she mentions the safe arrival of Mary's son to the United States. Eliza...
    • Elizabethan Stage Circle invitation to R.N. Armitage, 1929 July

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Invitation; Chapman, George, 1559?-1634. Conspiracie and tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron, Marshall of France; Royalty Theatre (1840-1938)
    • Invitation for Green-Armytage to attend the dress rehearsal of the revival of George Chapman's "The Conspiracy & Tragedy of Lord Charles, Duke of Byron," at the Royalty Theatre in London on July 14, 1929.
    • William Poel letter to Frederic Boas

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Boas, Frederick S. (Frederick Samuel), 1862-1957; Letters; Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Annuities; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Doctor Faustus; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Jew of Malta
    • Poel thanks Boas for sending him a copy of the edition of "Dr. Faustus" edited by Boas. He plans to give a reading or performance of another of Marlowe's plays, "The Jew of Malta," and criticizes the interpretation of a recent production of it....
    • George Colman letter, 1785 October 27

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Colman, George, 1732-1794; Health; Travel; Letters; Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger writes to an unnamed correspondent regarding Colman the elder's health. Colman thanks the recipient for the"kind enquiries" after his father. Colman writes that his father is "considerably better than we had any reason to...

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