Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "The merchant of Venice," being performed at St. George's Hall, London. The playbill contains the names of the actors and characters, two reviews, as well as part of a paper on the play's dramatic treatment on...
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893; Players (Club); Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Winter, William, 1836-1917; Benedict, E. C. (Elias Cornelius), 1834-1920
Brief article published by Playbill, Incorporated containing a brief biography of the actor Edwin Booth and the history and customs of the Players Club at 16 Gramercy Place, which he founded. The publication also contains advertisements for...
L. Macdonald writes a poem from Edinburgh to Mrs. Sarah Siddons extolling her abilities, virtues, and charms. L. Macdonald may be Lawrence Macdonald, a Scottish sculptor. The letter is torn and held together by tape.
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860; Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852; Families; Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867; Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896; Letters
Fanny Kemble writes Reverend William Henry Furness a letter of parting mentioning Mr. Butler's witholding of certain letters she received from Lady Byron. The letter contains an embossing. The pages are torn. Page 4 is also a self-cover.
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Hatton, Ann Julia, 1764-1838; Death; Payment; Watermarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures)
J. P. Kemble writes his sister, Anna Hatton, concerned with the delay in payments to her because of the death of his friend, Mr. Morgan. Kemble makes new arrangements for the remittances. The letter contains notations by more than one hand and is...
Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters
Writing from London, Lawrence commiserates with Starkey about their declining health; he suggests sending one of his own books in exchange for Starkey's copy of the Walter Whiter book he desires to read.