Writing on St. James Hotel stationery, Booth apologizes for his late reply and thanks Boughton for her praise of his work at the Princess's Theatre. He regrets that he is too busy with his engagement at the Lyceum to see her husband, George...
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.
Charles Kean writes Lady Bulwer from Dublin expressing gratitude for her gifts and kindnesses and describes his successful Dublin engagement. Page 4 is a self-cover and contains a partial seal. The letter contains a watermark and postmark.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906; Meetings; Letters; Watermarks
Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent thanking him for the introduction of himself and Mrs. Kean to Madame Ristori. Mr. Kean considers Ristori a "truly fine actress." The letter contains a watermark.
Athenæum Club (London, England); Hotels; Invitation; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Retirement; Signatures (Writing)
Kean writes to Mr. Murch to acknowledge the late arrival of a dinner invitation sent by Mr. Murch to Kean. Kean also updates Murch on his current stage work and that of his wife. He tells Murch of his plans to retire in the spring of 1868. Kean...
Artist Thomas Gainsborough writes a friendly letter to David Garrick on his activities and interactions with various persons. Letter contains what may be a wax seal. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the right.
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.