Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867; Poetry; Publishers and publishing; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Mr. Furness regarding the publication of her poems by Mr. Pennington instead of Mr. Carey, who was apparently frightened off by Mr. Butler. A portion of the letter is cut out. The letter contains an embossing.
Manuscript contains two poems and a brief entry on an unnamed author's stay with Edmund Kean before his trip to New York in the United States. Author notes that Kean is to sail aboard the ship called Sylas Richards. Manuscript's first poem, called...
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.
Combe, George, 1788-1858; Spencer, William Robert, 1769-1834; Invitation; Letters
William Robert (W.R.) Spencer writes George Combe, husband of Cecilia Siddons, the daughter of Sarah Siddons, regretting missing Combe's invitation. Spencer promises a position and help to Combe's friend. In the postscript, Spencer announces...