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    • H. W. Manifold letter, 1867 May 29

    • Heart Diseases; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Performances; Signatures (Writing); Surgeons; Watermarks
    • In a letter from Liverpool, Manifold confirms that Charles Kean will not be able to continue his theatre performances for an extended amount of time because of a heart illness. Letter contains a cut-off watermark. Watermark is printed as: "Joyn"...
    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 May 29

    • Diseases; Embossing (Printing); Hotels; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Telegraph; Watermarks
    • In a letter, Ivy tells Mr. Rogers that Charles Kean has become very ill and will not be able to perform in the theatre for a period of months. Ivy also hints that he sent an earlier telegram with same news. Letter contains a small embossing on the...
    • 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...
    • M. Macklin letter, 1773 March 20

    • Macklin, Maria, ca. 1733-1781; Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797; Benefit performances; Covent Garden Theatre; Letters; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Watermarks
    • M. Macklin writes her father from London asking that he attend her benefit. She claims that she would be the joke of both theatres, particularly Covent Garden, if he did not attend. In the post script, she updates her father on Woodward House and...
    • A list of theatrical autograph letters recently acquired

    • Actors; Autographs; Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina; Candelabra; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Dinners and dining; Harris, A. (Augustus), 1825-1873; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Lists; Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875;...
    • Document contains a list of recently purchased autograph letters, booklets, pamphlets, and other materials of Charles Kean. Name and address of C. A. Kyrle Fletcher can be seen at top. Page contains handwritten notations. Page also contains...
    • Charles Kean letter to Webster

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882; Tickets; Performances; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England) ; Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes Webster requesting tickets for the next evening's performance. Kean also mentions Forster and Stanfield's walk in Regent's Park. The letter is inlaid and contains a watermark. Webster probably refers to Benjamin Webster and...
    • Dion Boucicault letter, undated

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906; Copyrights; Plays; Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Embossing (Printing); Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • Dion Boucicault writes to playwright Herman Charles Merivale about a copyright dispute regarding Merivale's play, "Forget-me-Not." Boucicault is outraged over an article in the Times that justified Lucy Ward's production in London. According to...
    • George Colman letter, 1785 October 27

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Colman, George, 1732-1794; Health; Travel; Letters; Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger writes to an unnamed correspondent regarding Colman the elder's health. Colman thanks the recipient for the"kind enquiries" after his father. Colman writes that his father is "considerably better than we had any reason to...
    • George Colman letter, 1798 September 28

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Watermarks; Letters; Postage stamps; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Theaters; Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Morton, Thomas, 1764-1838; Aickin, James, -1803; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger writes to James Aickin, actor-manager of Drury Lane. Colman expresses disapproval that Aickin, newly ascended at Drury Lane, did not inform Colam's theater (the Haymarket) about the next day's performance of Morton's "The...
    • George Colman letter, 1802 October 23

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Letters; Actors; Acting; Theater; Watermarks; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger, writes to an unknown actor who has just agreed to join Colman's company. In four full pages, Colman discusses what the beginning of the actor's time might look like, assuring the actor that he will pick parts that best...
    • George Colman letter, 1802 October 23

    • Colman, George, 1762-1836; Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Actors; Watermarks; Letters; Theaters; Theater; Signatures (Writing)
    • George Colman, the younger, writes to a Mr. Matthews (apparently comic actor Charles Matthews), inviting him for an engagement with Colman's company at Haymarket Theatre. Letter bears a watermark, and has an attached slip with the recipient's name...

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