Letters from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps to T.F. Dillon Croker [manuscript], 1850-1888.

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Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Letters from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps to T.F. Dillon Croker [manuscript], 1850-1888.

Letters from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps to T.F. Dillon Croker [manuscript], 1850-1888.

Autograph letters signed, 21 postcards, 2 telegrams and 1 envelope from James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Brixton Hill, London and Brighton, to T.F. [Thomas Francis] Dillon Croker. The letters refer to their mutual literary interests. Many discuss Thomas Wright's situation and Halliwell-Phillipps' help. (7) mentions a newspaper criticism of Charles Kean's acting of Hamlet. (10) discusses Shakespeare as an actor. (145, 155) mention Furnivall and a criticism of Mr. Browning and the New Shakspere Society that appeared in the Saturday review concerning the "Pigsbrook" controversy. (16, 148) contain drafts of letters from Croker, (165) the drafts of a poem by Croker.

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New Shakspere Society (Great Britain)

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Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877

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Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910

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English scholar and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mrs. Mark's, Temple Gardens, Lincoln, to an unknown correspondent, 1890 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125491 Frederick James Furnivall (1825-1910) was an English scholar and editor who helped to organize the Working Men's College. Various organizations he founded include the Early English Text Society, Chaucer Society, New Shakspere Society, Wiclif Society, Browning Society, and Shelle...

Croker, T. F. Dillon (Thomas Francis Dillon), 1831-1912

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Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889

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English writer and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, to J. Harrison, 1868 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665313 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, and lexicographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1849-1892. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367915 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, lexicographer, and critic. From the description of Correspondence, with W...