Bartley asks that the correspondent let him borrow a relic from his "former acting days" so that he may use it in his upcoming performance before royalty at Windsor Castle. He regrets not being able to call upon him that morning and offers a box...
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893; Clarke, H. Savile (Henry Savile), 1841-1893; Letters
Writing on St. James's Hotel stationery, Booth declines the offer to read Clarke's play as his repertoire is already large and he is currently fully engaged. The second and fourth pages of the letter are blank.
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...
Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters; Archer, William, 1856-1924
In a typed letter from London, Lawrence discusses the progress of his book and asks Archer to send some of the notes and manuscripts he will soon require. He mentions a letter from Holloway which he encloses.