Letter to Benjamin Webster. St. Helier, NJ. 1867 May 19.
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Epithet: writer, painter and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0000e6 Author of presently known words of The girl I left behind me. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brighton, 51 A King's Row, to my dear Sibley, 1852 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903916 Irish novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My D...
Benjamin Webster (1797-1882) was an actor, playwright, and theatre manager. Born in Bath, his father was a dancing and fencing master; Webster attended military school, but avoided a proferred commission by running away to become an actor. He eventually reached the stage as a popular actor, dancer, pantomimist, and violinist. He also built and managed the Adelphi Theatre, managed the Haymarket, Olympic, Princess's, St. James, and London Theatres. Webster additionally wrote or adapted numerous pl...