Elizabethan Stage Society; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Envelopes (Stationery)
Stamped envelope hand-addressed to Green-Armytage in Bath. [The contents of this envelope are http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/u?/phl,976, http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/u?/phl,977, and http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/u?/phl,978.]
Sarah Siddons writes from Westbourne Farm to her biographer and poet, Thomas Campbell, regretfully saying she will be unable to attend his lecture and says she is returning the admission. The envelope is torn and contains a seal.
Elizabethan Stage Society; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Invitation; Chapman, George, 1559?-1634. Conspiracie and tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron, Marshall of France
The Elizabethan Stage Circle informs those invited where to sit in the theatre and directs them to apply to the Secretary for additional tickets for either the private or public performance of Chapman's "Byron." [This leaflet is part of the...
Barry writes to Sowdon saying that he's settled everything with the managers of DruryLane and that Sowdon should come to town immediately. Barry asks Sowdon to prepare the part of the Bastard in King Lear and also mentions he should take the Bark.
Charles Kemble writes James Palmer thanking him for a "pretty portable reading-desk" and for compliments on Kemble's readings of Shakespeare. The address attached to page 2 is not connected with the letter. The page 3 scan was rotated 90 degrees...
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Davis, E. D., 1806-1887; Scheduling; Holidays; Performances; Letters; Envelopes (Stationery); Postmarks
Charles Kean writes from Paris to E. D. Davis giving him his schedule and explaining why he cannot accept the two week engagement as Lent intervenes. The letter's envelope contains postmarks. The scan of the envelope back was rotated 180 degrees.
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...
Kean writes a letter in a appeal to Jack Hughes, a close friend of Kean, to advise him. Kean says that he is "damnably disfigured." Letter contains watermark of "G. & R. Turner." Letter contains a hole and has been previously folded so that it...
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905; Nevill, Dorothy, Lady, 1826-1913; Letters; Envelopes (Stationery); Seals and labels (Philately); Shakespearean actors and actresses
Writing from London, Irving thanks Nevill for her congratulations. He invites her and the Duchess to the Lyceum to see "The Bells" and have supper together afterwards. The letter's third page is torn, and the envelope's reverse side has a wax seal.
Poel, William, 1852-1934; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Letters; Envelopes (Stationery); Stratford-on-Avon (England : District); Theaters England
Poel writes of his dream to build an Elizabethan playhouse in Stratford-on-Avon. He also mentions his upcoming lecture on the disappearing art of the actor. The envelope is addressed to Green-Armytage in Bath.