Sarah Siddons writes an unnamed poet expressing disappointment in not receiving sonnets. She gives thanks and affection and suggests looking at "this prettiest of all pretty places." The unnamed poet could possibly be Anna Seward, Swan of...
Fanny Kemble writes from South Kensington to an unnamed friend saying that she is looking forward to receiving a book and owes much to her friend's help. Kemble mentions Sarah and Fanny Leigh, and speaks of her health at the age of 78. The...
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887; Engraving; New York (State); Letters
Fanny Kemble writes an unnamed friend saying that she is unable to meet Mlle Bonhard. She mentions that she saw Willie yesterday who has been working on a pencil copy of a colored engraving of Jenny Lind. Kemble says she hopes Annie returned home...
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893; Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891; Sonnets; Publishers and publishing; Letters
The photocopy of a letter from Frances Anne Butler to an unnamed woman regarding the publication of sonnets by Anne Lynch of New York. The letter is bound in volume II of "The Kembles" facing page 388 by Percy Fitzgerald.
Charles Macklin writes an unnamed correspondent discussing his health over the winter. The unnamed correspondent may be John Pearse and the letter could have been written in 1788 or 1789. The letter is stained and has been repaired.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Drawing; Lear, King (Legendary character); Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent asking him for scenic sketches of "King Lear" for his book. The unnamed correspondent may be his scene designer, Mr. Lloyds. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks.
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...
Charles Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent asking for subscription to reopen Covent Garden Theatre. The page 2 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The letter contains notations by a second hand. The letter is inlaid.
Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Acting; Theaters England; Drury Lane Theatre; Letters
Charles Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent saying he has been unwell and that he believes his brother acted as "Timon" at Drury Lane. The letter is pasted to a scrapbook page surrounded by small engravings of the actor in various roles. The...
Adelaide Sartoris, daughter of Charles Kemble, writes an unnamed correspondent asking him if he will participate in a play to help an Italian man and his family. The pages are torn. The letter contains notations by more than one hand.
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Drury Lane Theatre; Executives; Letters
J. P. Kemble writes an unnamed correspondent explaining that he is no longer the manager of Drury Lane Theatre and cannot give an opinion on the correspondent's tragedy. He refers the correspondent to a Mr. Aickin. The letter contains notations...
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Apologizing; Mobs; Letters
J. P. Kemble writes an unnamed gentleman thanking him for his call. Kemble apologizes for his servant's blunt behavior due to fear of "the mob." The "mob" referred to in the letter may be part of the O. P. riots. The letter is torn and stained.
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.