Sarah Siddons writes Lady Perceval, godmother to her daughter, Cecilia, with concern for the health of Mrs. Soame, Lady Perceval's aunt, and recommends a prescription to ease her discomfort. Siddons comments on the 1808 destruction of Covent...
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.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Lauder, Thomas Dick, Sir, 1784-1848; America; Wages; Travel; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
Charles Kean writes Sir Thomas from Horndean about his forthcoming trip to America and the prospect of bring in income. Sir Thomas probably refers to Sir Thomas Lauder. The letter contains an embossing.
Pinero, Arthur Wing, Sir, 1855-1934; Letters; Irving, H. B. (Henry Brodribb), 1870-1919
Irving thanks Pinero for his sympathy, writing 8 days after the drowning of Irving's elder brother Laurence. Written on stationery from the King's Arms Hotel, Oxford. [Information taken from file folder. This letter is a possible response to...