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    • 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...
    • Alfred Wigan letter, 1854 January 28

    • Wigan, Alfred, 1814-1878; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Checks; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Watermarks
    • Alfred Wigan writes an unnamed correspondent acknowledging the receipt of two checks and says he is glad to hear of "a good account of Mr. Kean." The page 4 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The letter contains an embossing and watermarks. ...
    • C. Kean letter to Cole, 1858 December 13

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Cole, John William, d. 1870; Health; Plays; Engraving; Portraits; Prints; Letters; Watermarks; Postmarks
    • C. Kean writes Cole saying that he is sorry to hear about his "attack" and hopes to call upon him. The letter contains an engraving. C. Kean refers to Charles Kean. Cole probably refers to John William Cole. The letter contains a postmark and...
    • 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...
    • Charles Kean letter

    • 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.
    • Charles Kean letter

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Tickets; Performances; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes an unnamed correspondent saying that he is welcome to a box for "Faust & Marguerite" and says that he will send tickets for the "Courier of Lyons." The letter contains watermarks and is torn.
    • Charles Kean letter to George Godwin

    • Books; Godwin, George, 1813-1888; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Signatures (Writing); Tickets; Watermarks
    • Kean writes to Godwin, an architect and social activist, about the architect's book Town Swamps and Social Bridges. Kean sends theatre tickets to Godwin and emphasizes "that there are ladies of the party." Letter contains half of a watermark....
    • Charles Kean letter to James F. Cathcart

    • Actors; Cathcart, James Faucit, 1828-1902; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Princess's Theatre (London, England); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth; Watermarks;...
    • Kean writes a long letter to actor James F. Cathcart to address his actions during the theater company's on tour in Australia and the United States. Kean describes his past relationship with Cathcart and admonishes Cathcart for his behavior. The...
    • Charles Kean letter to Mr. Donne, 1860 March 25

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831; Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873; Theater; Letters; Watermarks
    • Charles Kean writes Mr. Donne discussing his admiration for Mrs. Siddons and John P. Kemble, his dislike for Macready, his belief in the value of the Royal Theatricals, his own role as a pioneer in the theatre, and his plans for the future. Mrs....
    • Charles Kean letter to Sir William, 1867 June 04

    • Eton College; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Performances; Rheumatism; Signatures (Writing); Tickets; Travel; United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865; Watermarks
    • Kean informs Sir William that his wife, Ellen Kean, endured some pain in her ankle as a result of her journey to Cheltenham and her rheumatism. Kean goes on to say that, because of the successful ticket sales for his future performances, he has...
    • 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...

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