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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...
    • Receipt

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Receipt for Edmund Kean acknowledges the acceptance of fifty pounds and thirteen shillings owed to Thomas Mitchell. Document contains an embossing as well as a watermark that reads: "Receipt."
    • Thomas L. Ternan letter to J. Reeve, 1833 July 4

    • Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Death; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Poetry; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Ternan, Mrs. (Thomas), 1802-1873
    • Thomas L. Ternan writes to J. Reeve on the topic of the recent publication of "Monody on the death of Edmund Kean." He asks Reeves to "dispose of them, amongst those members of 'The Adelphi' who 'mourn the dimming of our shining star.'" Thomas L....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • William Farren letter to Eva Marie Garrick, 1814 September 30

    • Actors; Actresses; Embossing (Printing); Farren, William, 1786-1861; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Theater
    • William Farren writes to Eva Marie Garrick on the financial terms of certain theatre engagements. Letter contains secondhand notations, an embossing, postage markings, and evidence of a wax seal. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Charles Matthews

    • Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatre; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Monuments; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing)
    • Kean tells Mathews in a letter that on the subject of a proposed Shakespeare monument, the Drury Lane Theatre should be included. Kean emphasizes that the rival Covent Garden Company's sole inclusion in the project remains unfair. Letter is dated...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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