Poel, William, 1852-1934; Boas, Frederick S. (Frederick Samuel), 1862-1957; Letters; Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Annuities; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Doctor Faustus; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Jew of Malta
Poel thanks Boas for sending him a copy of the edition of "Dr. Faustus" edited by Boas. He plans to give a reading or performance of another of Marlowe's plays, "The Jew of Malta," and criticizes the interpretation of a recent production of it....
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Poetry; Letters
J. P. Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent thanking him for his comments on Shakespeare and expresses his hope of calling on him when he passes "through York" on his way to visit the Earl of Aberdeen.
Kean writes to a Murray to arrange a theatre box for him after his recent illness. Kean says: "I have been so long a slave to the profession that seeing a play, in which I am not an actor, is a source of novelty & delight."
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.
Shakespearean actors and actresses; Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905; Letters
Irving writes from London, praising rural life and regretting he cannot spend vacation with Wilkins. He discusses Albion Chapel and long working hours. He signs as J.H. Brodribb [Irving's birth name is John Henry Brodribb]. There is cross-writing...