Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871

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Early American character actor.

From the description of Letters : New York and Philadelphia to George Peabody, 1863 Feb, 3, 10, 23. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39472713

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001109.0x0003ac

American actor, comedian.

From the description of Letter: Adelphi Hotel, [England?], to [Sheridan?] Muspratt, 1851 Mar. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 32516576

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Clarke, George H., 1840-1906?. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor, ca.1830-1910. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Nicol, William, 1777-1857,. Autograph letter signed from William Nicol, London, to James H. Hackett [manuscript], 1839 August 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Mercer, William Newton, 1792-1874,. Autograph letter signed from W. Newton Mercer, New Orleans, to James Henry Hackett [manuscript], 1856 January. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Papers, 1803-1880. Houghton Library.
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XIX (ff. 589). Feb.-May 1827 (see also 42887, art. 12), except art. 12 (May 1830). (1) 'Comfortable Lodgings' ('Comfortable Lodgings or Paris in 1750'), by R. B. Peake (see also 42911, art. 4). ff. 1-43 b. (2) 'The Tria... British Library
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871,. Autograph letters signed from James Henry Hackett to various recipients [manuscript], 1827-1869. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Reed, Luman, d. 1836. Papers, 1820-1895. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Miscellaneous items, 1824-1849, 1887, 1901. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852,. Autograph letter signed from John Howard Payne, New York, to Roden, Esq., office of the Morning herald, London [manuscript], 1832 October 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Autograph letter signed from James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, West Brompton, London, to James Henry Hackett [manuscript], 1863 November 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hackett, John Keteltas. John Keteltas Hackett correspondence, 1853-1879. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Letter to Noah Miller Ludlow, 1870. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear [microform]. University of Rochester
referencedIn Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880,. Autograph letters signed from Ellen (Tree) Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1827-1876. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John Keteltas Hackett correspondence, 1853-1879 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Catalogue of books of James Henry Hackett [manuscript], 1850 June. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ford, John Thompson, 1829-1894,. Autograph letters signed from John Thompson Ford, Baltimore, to various people [manuscript], 1862-1894. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Papers of Nathaniel Parker Willis, 1835-1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Miller, W. Christy, 1843-1922,. Autograph letter signed from W. Chrystie Miller, Staten Island, to Mr. Whitelaw Saunders, Wamego, Kansas [manuscript], 1916 July 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873,. Autograph letters signed from William Charles Macready to various recipients [manuscript], 1817-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cohen, M.,. Letter: Planters House, [St. Louis, Mo.?], [18]62 June 5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848,. Autograph letters signed from John Quincy Adams to various recipients [manuscript], 1830-1839. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Garrick Club, London. Records of the Garrick Club, 1830-1903 (inclusive), (1831-1847) bulk. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LV (ff. 793). Oct.-Dec. 1832. (1) 'The Dark Diamond', by T. Wade. ff. 1-51. (2) 'Kill or Cure', by C. Dance. ff. 52-90. (3) 'A Recent Event'. ff. 91-160. (4) 'Petticoat Government', by G. Dance (see also 42950, art. 3).... British Library
referencedIn Crawford Theater collection, 1663-1992 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Crawford, Jack Randall, b. 1878. Crawford Theater collection, 1663-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886. Papers of Noah Miller Ludlow, 1810-1896 (inclusive), 1835-1885 (bulk). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Letter to James H. Hackett [manuscript], 1857 January 3. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Letters : New York and Philadelphia to George Peabody, 1863 Feb, 3, 10, 23. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Letter: Adelphi Hotel, [England?], to [Sheridan?] Muspratt, 1851 Mar. 5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868,. Autograph letters signed and autograph drafts signed from Charles John Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1828-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871. Journal of J.H. Hackett, Jamaica, Long Island, New York [manuscript], ca. 1840-1868. Folger Shakespeare Library
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correspondedWith Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 person
correspondedWith Brown, T. Allston (Thomas Allston), 1836-1918 person
correspondedWith Bryant, Warren, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Burton, William E. (William Evans), 1802-1860 person
associatedWith Cohen, M., person
associatedWith Crawford, Jack Randall, b. 1878. person
associatedWith De Bar, Benedict, 1812-1877 person
correspondedWith Ford, John Thompson, 1829-1894, person
associatedWith Garrick Club, London. person
associatedWith Hackett, John Keteltas. person
associatedWith Hackett, John Keteltas, 1821-1879 person
correspondedWith Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867 person
correspondedWith Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, person
correspondedWith Harrison, Gabriel, 1818-1902 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. person
associatedWith Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 person
correspondedWith Jones, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1811-1877 person
correspondedWith Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868, person
correspondedWith Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880, person
correspondedWith Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886 person
correspondedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873, person
correspondedWith Manly, C., 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Mercer, William Newton, 1792-1874, person
associatedWith Miller, W. Christy, 1843-1922, person
correspondedWith Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison), 1811-1883 person
associatedWith Muspratt, Sheridan, 1821-1871, person
correspondedWith Neal, John, 1793-1876 person
correspondedWith Nicol, William, 1777-1857, person
associatedWith Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852, person
correspondedWith Peabody, George, 1795-1869 person
associatedWith Reed, Luman, d. 1836. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
correspondedWith Thomson, John R. (John Renshaw), 1800-1862 person
correspondedWith Verplanck, Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin), 1786-1870 person
associatedWith Wallack's Theatre. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859 person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. person
correspondedWith Wright, J. B. (John B.), b. 1814 person
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Actors--19th century--Manuscripts


Birth 1800-03-15

Death 1871-12-28


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