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Author: Boswell, Charles Stuart
Address: Bromsgrove (Note - This is the only address)
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1891, Aug., 14 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: He sends a few notes illustrative of passages in Shakespeare, relating mostly to parallel passages in Greek dramatists and Italian poets. He does not know if they would be of use for a later edition of Irving's Shakespeare, but wishes him a speedy recovery.
Published: -
Notes:
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/17)
Ref.No: 369    
Author: Bancroft, Squire
Address: 18, Berkeley Square
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1886, July, 24 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: Thanks for the beautiful present and valued friendship. Hopes McBride did his work painlessly.
Published: -
Notes: Probably Peter McBride, 1854-1946, the otolaryngologist
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/13)
Ref.No: 417    
Author: Cody, William Frederick “Buffalo Bill”
Address: Buffalo Bill's Wild West Touring Great Britain. Pahaska Tepee (In ms.:) Liverpool
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1903, May, 12 
Document Type: Letter (3 p.)
Content Summary: He appreciated Irving's telegram about his accident. He is riding again although his shoulder & ankle are weak. Sometime when they are both in America and not performing, he would like Irving to visit him for a month or two at his mountain home and breathe pure Arizona air. His home is quite near the Yellowstone National Park and he would drive Irving through the park. It would do him so much good. Don't forget him, and arrange to come as his guest.
Published: -
Notes:
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/43)
Ref.No: 451    
Author: Blackie, John Stuart
Address: 24 Hill Street [Edinburgh]
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: [1876?], Nov., 8 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: He encloses a column he has contributed to that day's Scotsman (not present) referring favorably to Irving. Respecting 'The Bells' he urges Irving only to play violent parts when he is very strong and never again to play Hamlet on the same day.
Published: -
Notes: On University of Edinburgh headed paper with watermark dated 1875.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/17)
Ref.No: 455    
Author: Bourchier, Arthur
Address: Garrick Club (to be forwarded)
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: [1889?], Nov., 8 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: Does Irving know any good authority for the make-up of Bishop Gardiner? A beard or not? If he does not know do not bother to answer. He hopes that the guillotine and Bastille are not making Irving ill. They go to the Court, Liverpool, then Edinburgh, &c.
Published: -
Notes: Bishop Stephen Gardiner is a character in Shakespeare's 'Henry VIII' in which Bourchier was presumably touring. The French Revolution references are presumably to 'The Dead Heart' which opened 28th September 1889.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/17)
Ref.No: 476    
Author: Blouët, Leon Paul
Address: 8, Acacia Road, London, N.W.
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1898, Oct., 30 
Document Type: Letter (3 p.)
Content Summary: He is pleased to hear from Ellen Terry and his friend Norman Forbes that Irving is now quite convalescent. He is lecturing every night in favour of the entente cordiale between "the only two liberal countries in Europe" England and France. War would be odious.
Published: -
Notes: After Irving's attack of pneumonia in Glasgow.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/17)
Ref.No: 558    
Author: Brown, Hannah
Address: S- St [Stratton Street]
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: [Glasgow]
Date: 1877, Oct., 13 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: "Oh! my prophetic soul." She is not surprised, but grieved. Were he in Edinburgh they would hear more. He must let them know by telegram as his friends are anxious. What is his doctor's name and has he Irving's confidence? She is glad Trin is well at least. They send every wish.
Published: -
Notes: Dictated to Baroness Burdett-Coutts. Trin was Irving's dog.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/7)
Ref.No: 600    
Author: Brown, Hannah
Address: S- St [Stratton Street]
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1877, Oct., 17 [No.1]
Document Type: Letter (7 p.)
Content Summary: They have pleasant memories of the manager and his daughter. She expresses concern for Irving's health. How did he like the eucalyptus? She is sending a small bottle of Thieves' Vinegar used at the time of the Plague in England against infection. They feel indignation over a revolutionary act ... Sir Willison Jenner presented the Memorial... As to the picture - the sensible people deserve all the courtesy Irving can show, but she hopes it won't be damaged on the long journeys. Is Trin well? The vinegar would be too strong for him so they send a few bunches of lavender to sniff. The Baroness had a letter from Mrs Balson (?) who says Irving is enchanting Glasgow. Send the odd telegram to save trouble.
Published: -
Notes: Dictated to Baroness Burdett-Coutts. It is not known which picture Irving took on tour.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/7)
Ref.No: 602    
Author: Courtney, William Leonard
Address: Chillesford, Wickham Market, Suffolk
Recipient: Irving, Henry
Address: -
Date: 1891, Aug., 19 
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: Has finished scheme of play 'A double self or Jekyll & Hyde' and would like Irving to see it before further work. Language rather rough at present but having it typed. Can easily come up to London. Hopes Irving's throat is better.
Published: -
Notes: The play is not mentioned by Nicoll and Irving may have told Courtney of other existing versions.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/21)
Ref.No: 676    
Author: Irving, Henry
Address: Lyceum Theatre
Recipient: Cooper, Agnes
Address: -
Date: 1887, May, 1 
Document Type: Letter (3 p.)
Content Summary: He supports movement for benefit and is glad to help his old friend Cooper. Irving's name can go on the Committee and he will help in any way except acting. He has more than he can do before 16th July and is in doctor's hands with congested sore throat. He will tell her his troubles and will help her cause. P.S. The letter should have been posted days ago!
Published: -
Notes: Thomas Clifford Cooper (1819-1895), father of Henry Cliffe-Cooper and Frank Cooper both acting at the Lyceum. T.C.Cooper was manager when Irving appeared at Oxford. Initial date 25th April 1887 has been crossed through.
Document Holder: P
Ref.No: 745    
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