Autograph letters signed from Ian Robertson, New York City and London, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], [1881?]-1893.

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Autograph letters signed from Ian Robertson, New York City and London, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], [1881?]-1893.

Introduces himself as Forbes-Robertson's brother in (1) and requests a position with Daly's company. Mentions Mr. [Dion] Boucicault. (2) inquires about the possibility of joining Daly's company. Has served under the management of Mr. [Edwin] Booth, Mr. [Lawrence] Barrett, Madam Modjeska, Mr. A.M. Palmer, Mr. Charles Frohman, Mr. [Eugene] Abbey, Mr. R. M. Field, Miss Julia Marlowe, and Mrs. Potter.

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Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937

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Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Abbey, Henry E. (Henry Eugene), 1846-1896

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Palmer, Albert Marshman, 1838-1905

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Modjeska, Helena, 1840-1909

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Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899

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Robertson, Ian, 1858-1936

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