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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

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The 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents consists of letters, documents, and various forms of correspondence relating to notable names and celebrities from between 1618 and 1981. These documents have either been transcribed to or from the personalities in question or have been written in discussion of these individuals. Some documents have been previously digitized as a part of the Edward Lear Papers.

The digital collection is only selections from the physical collection. For more information about the collection and its contents, see the collection's finding aid.

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Letter to Mrs. Oliver Huckel from Mary Day Lanier, April 4, 1918
Letter to Mrs. Oliver Huckel from Mary Day Lanier, April 4, 1918
Mary Day Lanier sends Mrs. Oliver Huckel a thank you note that has been delayed by ill health. Hopes an Easter Hymn will have made up for her past silence and transmitted her appreciation and gratitude.
Letter to Pickford Waller, February 11, 1919
Letter to Pickford Waller, February 11, 1919
The Marionette and the Mask Publishing company sends a letter to Pickford Waller inquiring about his order from them. The publishing company updates Waller on the shortage of vellum especially for large scaled materials. The company supplies a quote from Waller's order and asks him to clarify what he wants.
Letter to Pickford Waller, June 17, 1919
Letter to Pickford Waller, June 17, 1919
The Marionette and the Mask Publishing company thanks Pickford Waller for his check for subscriptions to "The Mask" and "The Marionette." They announce a delay in printing due to a printers' strike and explain why their costs have risen since the war.
Letter to W. B. Fabian
Letter to W. B. Fabian
The author of this letter writes to W.B. Fabian from the Comedy Theater, stating that they cannot attend tomorrow.
Letter to W. B. Fabian
Letter to W. B. Fabian
The author of this letter apologizes for a delayed response as they were trying to get out of prior engagements in order to play in W.B. Fabian's show but was unsuccessful.
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Charles Kenningham, October 28, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Charles Kenningham, October 28, 1896
Charles Kenningham is pleased to accept W.B. Fabian's committee request to perform "Trial By Jury," and asks to know who is in the cast.
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, November 5, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, November 5, 1896
Eric Lewis writes to W.B. Fabian explaining why he will not participate in the production of Trial By Jury on December 3rd. Lewis states that R. Green has also been offered the role of "Counsel" and says that he is willing to let such a talented singer take the part, but asserts that Fabian should have spoken to him first.
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, November 6, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, November 6, 1896
Eric Lewis declines the role of the "Judge," since "Barrington is in town."
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, October 25, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Eric Lewis, October 25, 1896
Eric Lewis accepts the role of "Counsel" with great pleasure.
Letter to W. B. Fabian from F. Harrison, October 22, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from F. Harrison, October 22, 1896
F. Harrison writes to W.B. Fabian from the Haymarket Theater. Harrison says that he and Mr. Maude will gladly place the names of the "honorary medical officers" on the "free list." Harrison asks for a list of the names of the medical gentlemen.
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Walter Passmore, October 24, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian from Walter Passmore, October 24, 1896
Walter Passmore writes to W.B. Fabian stating that he would be pleased to help unless his rehearsals interfere.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, April 13, 1891
Letter to W. B. Fabian, April 13, 1891
The author of this letter writes to W.B. Fabian about an event on the 23rd. The author writes from the St. James's Theater.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December 18, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December 18, 1896
The author of this letter asks W.B. Fabian to remember their discussion about a raise. He recalls that a Mr. C, perhaps the "red head" that he identifies earlier in the note, was very angry that the letter had been delivered in time for a meeting. Regardless, W.B. Fabian has received the raise and the author says that Fabian "deserves every penny."
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December 7, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December 7, 1896
The author of this letter sends a check of five pounds from Baroness Burdett Coutts to W.B. Fabian.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December, 4, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, December, 4, 1896
The author of this letter returns a signed check to W.B. Fabian. The author says that the Baroness Burdett Coutts has sent him five pounds because she is unable to attend the matinée, and the correspondent will pay the money to Fabian tomorrow or Tuesday.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, November, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, November, 1896
The author responds to a letter from W.B. Fabian about a matinée on December 3rd and appears to have accepted a role in the production.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, October 16, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, October 16, 1896
Letter from the St. James' Theater to W.B. Fabian informing him that the author will be busy with the theater's production of "As You Like It," and therefore most likely cannot appear for the Actors' Association's matinée.
Letter to W. B. Fabian, October 17, 1896
Letter to W. B. Fabian, October 17, 1896
Letter from the St. James' Theater to W.B. Fabian agreeing to put medical officers' names on their free list. They inquire the list of names from W.B. Fabian.
Letter to W.B. Fabian from Arthur, December 2, 1896
Letter to W.B. Fabian from Arthur, December 2, 1896
Letter from Arthur to an A. Fabian of the Actors' Association. Arthur has sprained his foot last Thursday and will be unable to perform tomorrow. He suspects it will take until Monday to heal.
Letter to W.B. Fabian, November 25, 1896
Letter to W.B. Fabian, November 25, 1896
The letter regretfully informs W.B. Fabian that the author will not be able to attend the matinée on December 3rd because their work at the Adelphi Theater is quite busy at the moment.

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