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    • Subscriptions for a testimonial to Chas. Kean Esq.

    • Account books; Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Costello, Dudley, 1803-1865; Harris, A. (Augustus), 1825-1873; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875; Phillips, P. Lovell
    • Notebook contains a list of subscribers for a testimonial to Charles Kean. Names are listed under year and month. List includes some notable individuals. Years range from 1859-1862. Next to names are monetary donations with their sum at bottom of...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1770 June 25

    • Acting; Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moody, John, 1727-1812; Plays; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Turtles; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes an amiable letter to Moody on the subject of a turtle given as a gift. In a postscript, Garrick states that he has found a theatre part for which Moody would be well suited. Garrick refers to the character of Major O' Flaherty in the...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1774 September 8

    • Actors; Actresses; Bulkley, Mary, 1748-1792; Dodd, James William, 1740?-1796; Festivals; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter to John Moody, Garrick describes a letter to a Mr. Swan and references the doings of theatre performers James William Dodd and Mary Bulkley in Dublin. Garrick also mentions his preparations for a Jubilee. He tells Moody: "If you see any...
    • William Farren letter to Eva Marie Garrick, 1814 September 30

    • Actors; Actresses; Embossing (Printing); Farren, William, 1786-1861; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Theater
    • William Farren writes to Eva Marie Garrick on the financial terms of certain theatre engagements. Letter contains secondhand notations, an embossing, postage markings, and evidence of a wax seal. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the...
    • A list of theatrical autograph letters recently acquired

    • Actors; Autographs; Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina; Candelabra; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Dinners and dining; Harris, A. (Augustus), 1825-1873; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Lists; Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875;...
    • Document contains a list of recently purchased autograph letters, booklets, pamphlets, and other materials of Charles Kean. Name and address of C. A. Kyrle Fletcher can be seen at top. Page contains handwritten notations. Page also contains...
    • Charles Kean letter to James F. Cathcart

    • Actors; Cathcart, James Faucit, 1828-1902; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Princess's Theatre (London, England); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth; Watermarks;...
    • Kean writes a long letter to actor James F. Cathcart to address his actions during the theater company's on tour in Australia and the United States. Kean describes his past relationship with Cathcart and admonishes Cathcart for his behavior. The...
    • Thomas Gainsborough letter to David Garrick

    • Actors; Death; Exhibitions; Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Henderson, John, 1747-1785; Letters; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Gainsborough writes an amiable letter to David Garrick about a man named Henderson who bears a likeness to Garrick as a performer. Gainsborough possibly refers to John Henderson, a promising actor at the time. Gainsborough goes on to hint at...
    • David Garrick letter to Elizabeth Young

    • Actresses; Dinners and dining; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moving, Household; Pope, Elizabeth, ca. 1740-1797; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks;
    • Garrick writes a letter of appeal to actress Elizabeth Young because of her refusal to see him for dinner. Garrick expresses his hurt and plan to see her perform. He also refers to his wife's wishes on the matter. In a postscript, Garrick indicates...
    • David Garrick letter to Elizabeth Young

    • Actresses; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Letters; Performances; Pope, Elizabeth, ca. 1740-1797; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter dated November 10, Garrick writes to actress Elizabeth Young to tell her to abstain from performing until she is "quite able." Garrick also gives her a short schedule of her future theatre roles. While letter addresses a "Miss Young,"...
    • 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....
    • Charles Kean letter to Mr. Granby

    • Advertising; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Newspapers; Playbills; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III; Signatures...
    • Kean writes to Granby to specify the details for an advertisement of a performance of Shakespeare's play Henry the Eighth. Kean also asks Granby to relay a message to his fellow actors and reminds Granby about a change with regard to "the Duke of...
    • The Kean testimonial

    • Armstead, Henry Hugh, 1828-1905; Candelabra; Gifts; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Lists; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry...
    • Long document contains a list of gifts for Charles Kean. Gifts consist of a vase, two candelabra, four dessert stands, and two illustrations. List also includes an inscription, date of gift presentation, and both the manufacturers and designers who...
    • Garrick jubilee celebrations 1769 - 1969 programme of events

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame; Balls (Parties); British Museum; Cantelo, April; Chatsworth (England); Committees; Concerts; Dance; Digby-Day, Richard; Dinners and dining; Exhibitions; Garrick Club (London, England);...
    • Program "marks the 200th anniversary of the Garrick Jubilee at Stratford-upon-Avon, the first Shakespeare Festival ever held, organized by the famous actor David Garrick in September 1769." Program gives a list of events spanning September 5 to 8,...
    • Garrick's folly remembered

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Baddeley, Sophia, 1745-1786; Barthélemon, F.-H. (François-Hippolyte), 1741-1808; Barthelemon, Mary, 1749-1799; Bible. N.T.; Birthdays; Bishops; Boswell, James, 1740-1795; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; Choirs...
    • Program provides the readings for a memorial service held for David Garrick's Stratford Jubilee of 1769. The service is held on September 7, 1979 at the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace and the...
    • Garrick jubilee celebrations

    • Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame; Bailie, David, 1937-; Bream, Julian; Bruce, Brenda; Cardus, Neville, 1889-1975; Carmichael, Ian, 1920-2010; Courtenay, Tom; Dench, Judi, 1934-; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Mason, Brewster, 1922-1987; Merchant, Vivien; Meyer,...
    • Program for Garrick celebration on September 7, 1979 in Stratford-upon-Avon gives a list of participating actors and actresses under two columns.

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