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    • Charles Kean letter

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616....
    • Kean writes to an unknown recipient to plan the dates for his performances at the letter recipient's theatre. Kean lists family members and two actors who will be in attendance. He ends with a list of suggested plays to be performed which include...
    • William Etty letter to W. C. Macready

    • Etty, William, 1787-1849; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Invitation; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • William Etty writes W. C. Macready declining an invitation because he is pressed for time and says he will not be going to see "Coriolanus." W. C. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing.
    • Alfred Wigan letter, 1854 January 28

    • Wigan, Alfred, 1814-1878; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Checks; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Alfred Wigan writes an unnamed correspondent acknowledging the receipt of two checks and says he is glad to hear of "a good account of Mr. Kean." The page 4 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks. ...
    • Charles Kean letter

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Drawing; Lear, King (Legendary character); Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking him for scenic sketches of "King Lear" for his book. The unnamed correspondent may be his scene designer, Mr. Lloyds. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks.
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 May 29

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Hotels; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Telegraph; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Ivy tells Mr. Rogers that Charles Kean has become very ill and will not be able to perform in the theatre for a period of months. Ivy also hints that he sent an earlier telegram with same news. Letter contains a small embossing on the...
    • C. Stanfield letter to Mrs. Macready

    • Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Health; Imitation in art; Performances; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • C. Stanfield writes Mrs. Macready informing her of his wife's health and asks that she accept portfolios of imitations of his last year's sketches. Stanfield rejoices in the success of "Coriolanus" and asks that she send his regards to her...
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 May 31

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Hotels; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Physicians; Signatures (Writing); Telegraph
    • John Ivy writes to J. Rogers about Charles Kean's illness and inability to perform on the stage or travel as a result. Ivy requests a meeting with Rogers and Mrs. Kean to discuss the matter. Letter contains a small embossing on the top left corner...
    • H. L. Bulwer letter to Mr. Macready

    • Dalling and Bulwer, Henry Lytton Bulwer, Baron, 1801-1872; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Tickets; Christmas; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • H. L. Bulwer writes Mr. Macready on Christmas day, thanking him for his letter and ticket, and and sends his well-wishes for the new year. Mr. Macready probably refers to William Charles Macready. The letter contains an embossing. The letter is...
    • Hugh Doherty letter, 1825 July 1

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Newspapers; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter, Doherty urges an unnamed correspondent to talk with Edmund Kean about a letter which, if published in the newspaper, would enhance Kean's image in the public eye. In a postscript, Doherty states his close affiliation with the...
    • C. Kean letter, 1859 October 12

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Theaters; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • C. Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking for a three night engagement in January. In the postscript, Kean writes about his success at Exeter. C. Kean refers to Charles Kean. The unnamed correspondent may be the manager of Sheffield...
    • Ellen Kean letter to Martha Tree

    • Embossing (Printing); Envelopes (Stationery); Ice on rivers, lakes, etc.; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Passenger ships; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Street addresses; Tree, Miss
    • Ellen Kean writes to her sister Martha, called "Hetty" in the letter, to give her updates on her travel to Pittsburg then Cincinnati. Ellen tells Martha of their current situation in which the ship on which she is a passenger is trapped by the ice...
    • Ellen Kean letter to Mrs. Talfourd

    • Children; Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Gardens; Gossip; Letters; Performances; Sealing-wax; Signatures (Writing)
    • Ellen Kean writes a casual letter to a Mrs. Talfourd about various topics which include her children's illness, the landscape of Wardie Brae, the Surrey Zoological Garden, theatre business, and London gossip. First page contains two separate parts...
    • C. Kean letter, 1854 August 10

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Travel; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
    • C. Kean writes an unnamed correspondent saying that he is off to Paris and that he has enclosed an item that he found while destroying old papers and letters. C. Kean refers to Charles Kean. The letter contains an embossing. The letter contains...

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