Autograph letters signed from Charles Roach Smith, Strood by Rochester, Kent, to Mrs. Blackett, T.F. Dillon Croker, A. Leigh Hunt, Joseph Mayer and another [manuscript], 1868-1889.

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Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890,. Autograph letters signed from Charles Roach Smith, Strood by Rochester, Kent, to Mrs. Blackett, T.F. Dillon Croker, A. Leigh Hunt, Joseph Mayer and another [manuscript], 1868-1889.

Autograph letters signed from Charles Roach Smith, Strood by Rochester, Kent, to Mrs. Blackett, T.F. Dillon Croker, A. Leigh Hunt, Joseph Mayer and another [manuscript], 1868-1889.

In the letter to Croker, January 11, 1889, Smith refers to the death of Halliwell-Phillipps; he also says he is giving Lear on the Strood stage and that Irving has mistaken Shakespeare's character of Macbeth. In the letters to Mayer, 1868-1869, Smith refers to proposals for the commemoration of Garrick's Jubilee at Stratford-on-Avon. The letter to Hunt, October 14, 1881, has a copy of the letter which prompted Smith's reply. Also, a letter from the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland to Smith, October 2, 1874. Some letters are undated.

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

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Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890

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Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00008e ...

Blackett, Mrs., fl. 1868-1889

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Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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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...