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Author: Brown, Hannah >>
Address: S- St [Stratton Street]
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Date: 1877, Oct., 15 3 o'c
Document Type: Letter (8 p.)
Content Summary: His telegram has just been received and she is glad he is well again; he must take care. Could he postpone the Lyceum opening to be less hurried. Mr St John has told her that Dr H.M. dines with Irving that day.They would have been pleased if Mr St John had gone to Glasgow when Irving was first ill, but it is better as it is. How did Trin react? She gives news of Rev. Henry White, and discusses Richard (III) and Louis again. She does not expect answers to gossiping letters. She is sending a bag of eucalyptus plant which Irving can throw away if he does not like the smell. She continues to improve. (Postscript) Sir George Stewart was in town for a day on his way to Edinburgh where he would look forward to a call from Irving.
Published: -
Notes: Dictated to Baroness Burdett-Coutts. Dr H.M. is probably H.M. Stanley.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/7)
Ref.No: 601    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 15A, Grafton Street, Bond Street, W. [Edinburgh?]
Recipient: Toole, John Laurence >>
Address: -
Date: [1877?], [Nov.?] 
Document Type: Letter (3+ p.)
Content Summary: He will send 20 guineas from Belfast for "the good fund" and a telegram for him to read after the performance. When his correspondent is in Dundee he wishes to be remembered to Stewart - Hodge & Scott of The Adventurer, also Freddie of The Evening News. Where will he be the next week? Interesting figures: a fortnight in Edinburgh under 2000 and 150 for 'Hamlet' morning performance. They say that that night will be great. Bell's which his correspondent wrote.
Published: Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, catalogue 124.
Notes: An incomplete letter with a note that it was addressed to J.L. Toole. It seems to be related to Letter 4992 where the Fund is called the Blantyre Fund. The last sentence might be a misreading or might possibly refer to an article in 'Bell's Life in London' newspaper.
Document Holder: P
Ref.No: 9114    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Stoker, Emily >>
Address: [Dublin?]
Date: 1877, [Dec.] 
Document Type: Postcard (2 p.)
Content Summary: Christmas wishes. 1877.
Published: -
Notes: A Christmas card depicting a spray of gorse, signed and dated by Irving but not specifically addressed. From a group of letters connected with the Stoker family in Dublin. A digital image of this card is at http://libraries.claremont.edu/col/phl
Document Holder: HLC (Reference: Box 7, Folder 28)
Ref.No: 7831    
Author: Gladstone, William Ewart >>
Address: 73 Harley Street
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Date: 1878, March, 23 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: He does not know whether Irving sent a copy of his recent address, but must thank him for the eloquent and weighty production. They are sorry Irving could not fulfil his late engagement but can imagine the calls upon him. They enjoyed his acting in 'The Lyons Mail' but also he wishes to discuss the general position of Irving's profession and the select Drama on which Irving's heart is set. Irving's personal place at the head of the profession, combined with his feelings and ability to express them, seem to make the present epoch favourable to the achievement of his aims. He hopes they can soon meet again.
Published: -
Notes: Address at the Perry Barr Institute, Birmingham, 6 March 1878 - reissued as a pamphlet.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/19)
Ref.No: 2385    
Author: Gladstone, William Ewart >>
Address: Hawarden Castle
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Date: 1878, Sept., 17 
Document Type: Letter (3 p.)
Content Summary: Pleased that Irving will be paying visit the next day. Recommends the Runcorn route - Lime Street, Chester - arriving 12.10. However if staying the night come on the Mold train to Broughton Hall where he will be met.
Published: -
Notes:
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/25)
Ref.No: 2389    
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