Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Compliments; Letters; Transcription
The transcription of E. S. Simpson's letter written from New York to an unnamed correspondent praising C. J. Kean. In the post script, Simpson says he has written Macready. C. J. Kean probably refers to Charles Kean.
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...