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    • Edmund Kean letter to H. Sigell, 1825 April 7

    • Boars; Bonds; Debt; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Performances; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Usury; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Kean writes to Sigell about his Drury Lane performance schedule and financial issues. In a postscript, Kean instructs Sigell to "see that those blasted usurers have got the bond." Letter is torn and contains a watermark for "J Green &...
    • David Garrick letter to Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1774 July 8

    • Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Letters; Newspapers; Nobility; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter, Garrick writes to Sir Henry Bate Dudley about their recent visit, other engagements, and a negative news article about Garrick written by a Mr. Griffin. Garrick adds a postscript about a future meeting with the Duke of Northumberland...
    • David Garrick letter to Captain Edward Thompson

    • Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812; Dueling; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Kenrick, W. (William), 1725?-1779; Letters; Newspapers; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Sex scandals; Signatures (Writing); Thompson, Edward, 1738?-1786; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes a long letter to Captain Thompson on various topics. Topics include a future meeting, the manners of a Mr. Foote, a potential duel with a William Kenrick, money, and Thompson's family. Postscript tells of Isaac Bickerstaff's recent...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1774 September 8

    • Actors; Actresses; Bulkley, Mary, 1748-1792; Dodd, James William, 1740?-1796; Festivals; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter to John Moody, Garrick describes a letter to a Mr. Swan and references the doings of theatre performers James William Dodd and Mary Bulkley in Dublin. Garrick also mentions his preparations for a Jubilee. He tells Moody: "If you see any...
    • I. Tayleure letter to Charles Kean

    • Autographs; Gout; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Playbills; Portraits; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Tayleure writes to Kean about a collection of letters and other materials related to his father, Edmund Kean. Tayleure mentions the monetary value of certain letters and sends materials to Kean to propose a sale. Tayleure adds a postscript about...
    • 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...
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 June 25

    • Abscess; Checks; Diseases; Fergusson, William, Sir, 1808-1877; Hilton London Paddington; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Physicians; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Ivy writes a letter to Rogers to extend gratitude for his charitable letter to Charles Kean "under his unfortunate breakdown." He also sends a check for 21.15 pounds. Ivy ends with an update as to the health condition of Kean and cites three...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1770 June 25

    • Acting; Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moody, John, 1727-1812; Plays; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Turtles; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes an amiable letter to Moody on the subject of a turtle given as a gift. In a postscript, Garrick states that he has found a theatre part for which Moody would be well suited. Garrick refers to the character of Major O' Flaherty in the...
    • David Garrick letter to Elizabeth Young

    • Actresses; Dinners and dining; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moving, Household; Pope, Elizabeth, ca. 1740-1797; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks;
    • Garrick writes a letter of appeal to actress Elizabeth Young because of her refusal to see him for dinner. Garrick expresses his hurt and plan to see her perform. He also refers to his wife's wishes on the matter. In a postscript, Garrick indicates...
    • Sir Henry Rowley Bishop letter to Charles Kemble

    • Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Covent Garden Theatre; Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852; Letters
    • The composer, Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, writes Charles Kemble saying he is forwarding a package from John Howard Payne and asks for reimbursement. In the postscript, Bishop asks Kemble if he has written Payne regarding his melodrama and other...
    • Edmund Kean letter to Mr. Budd, 1831 February 10

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Postmarks; Sale of business enterprises; Signatures (Writing); Theaters; Theatre Royal (Richmond upon Thames, London, England); Watermarks
    • In a letter to a Mr. Budd, Kean presents himself as a potential buyer of the Theatre Royal Richmond. He gives his qualifications as a person experienced in theatre and admits that as an actor he is "weary of scampering about his majesties...
    • David Garrick letter to Captain Edward Thompson, 1772 July 18

    • Dinners and dining; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Gratitude; Kenrick, W. (William), 1725?-1779; Letters; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Ship captains; Signatures (Writing); Thompson, Edward, 1738?-1786; Watermarks; Wine
    • Garrick writes a friendly letter to Captain Thompson about a bottle of wine the captain sent him. He also invites Thompson to dine with him and requests that he give his crew a guinea. He reminds Thompson of this request in a postscript. Letter...

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