Fanny Kemble writes Mr. Furness asking him to thank a woman for an etching. Kemble says that Mr. Meredith has told her that there is nothing she can do to prevent Mr. Butler from separating her from her children. The letter is incomplete.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887; Engraving; New York (State); Letters
Fanny Kemble writes an unnamed friend saying that she is unable to meet Mlle Bonhard. She mentions that she saw Willie yesterday who has been working on a pencil copy of a colored engraving of Jenny Lind. Kemble says she hopes Annie returned home...
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Families; Books; Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Invitation; Performances; Travel; St. Leger, Harriet Frances, ca. 1797-1878; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Naly saying that she is sending back her book. Kemble mentions performance practices and the upcoming opening of the "Marriage of Figaro." She says that Miss St. Leger is with her and that she will be heading to Belvoir for a...
Charles Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent asking for subscription to reopen Covent Garden Theatre. The page 2 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The letter contains notations by a second hand. The letter is inlaid.
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness asking him to direct his attention to the "game which is being played" against her and the manner in which her children are "being strained from the poor hold" she has upon them. She discusses the...
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness accepting his proposed answer to Mr. Butler and apologizing for her informal note of the day before. The pages are torn. Page 2 is a self-cover with a partial seal. The page 2 scan was rotated...
Fanny Kemble writes William Henry Furness saying that she has not accepted the new terms Mr. Butler has proposed as it will affect her residence under the same roof as her children. The letter contains an embossing.
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Furness asking him to give a copy of the enclosed note to Mr. Butler. Mr. Gerhard and Mr. Meredith advise this course. Page 2 is a self-cover. The page 2 scan was rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867; Poetry; Publishers and publishing; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Mr. Furness regarding the publication of her poems by Mr. Pennington instead of Mr. Carey, who was apparently frightened off by Mr. Butler. A portion of the letter is cut out. The letter contains an embossing.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William H. Furness saying that her papers are to be given to Elisabeth Sedgwick "if any accident should happen to me." The letter is torn. Page 2 is a self-cover with a seal. The page 2 scan was rotated 180 degrees.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Contributions, Charitable; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Furness saying that she would like to contribute five dollars to the poor. The pages are torn and stained. Page 4 is a self-cover. The page 4 scan was rotated 180 degrees.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860; Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852; Families; Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness a letter of parting mentioning Mr. Butler's witholding of certain letters she received from Lady Byron. The letter contains an embossing. The pages are torn. Page 4 is also a self-cover.
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Wallis, Albany; Deeds; Drury Lane Theatre; Rent; Revenue stamps; Seals (Closures); Sealing-wax
An indenture between John Philip Kemble and Albany Wallis, Richard Ford, Thomas Hammersley, Patrick Douglas, and Mark Prager, et al. written on vellum. The indenture contains seven government tax stamps, three personal red seals, and an engraving...
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Care of the sick; Shakespearean actors and actresses; Theater; Letters
Sarah Siddons writes from Bath to her brother, John Philip Kemble, informing him that her husband is ill and that she will have to break her engagement at the Lane as "Volumnia." Siddons requests that her brother visit. The document is torn in...