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...
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Compliments; Letters; Transcription
The transcription of E. S. Simpson's letter written from New York to an unnamed correspondent praising C. J. Kean. In the post script, Simpson says he has written Macready. C. J. Kean probably refers to Charles Kean.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Davis, E. D., 1806-1887; Scheduling; Holidays; Performances; Letters; Envelopes (Stationery); Postmarks
Charles Kean writes from Paris to E. D. Davis giving him his schedule and explaining why he cannot accept the two week engagement as Lent intervenes. The letter's envelope contains postmarks. The scan of the envelope back was rotated 180 degrees.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831; Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Theater; Letters; Watermarks
Charles Kean writes Mr. Donne discussing his admiration for Mrs. Siddons and John P. Kemble, his dislike for Macready, his belief in the value of the Royal Theatricals, his own role as a pioneer in the theatre, and his plans for the future. Mrs....
Irving, writing from Romford, England, lists his reasons for leaving Thacker & Co., explains why he entered the acting profession, and describes his first roles. The letter cross-written on one page: page 5 is written horizontally across page 1.
Archer, William, 1856-1924; Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters
Lawrence writes to Archer and mentions Mrs. Macready, "the tragedian's mother," and J.H. Chute, "her stage manager & successor." He talks about how things are going badly due to the war and that now he despairs of ever getting two of his important...