Autograph letter signed from Robert Steggall, London, to Charles Kean [manuscript], 1856 October 7.

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Steggall, Robert, fl. 1856,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Steggall, London, to Charles Kean [manuscript], 1856 October 7.

Autograph letter signed from Robert Steggall, London, to Charles Kean [manuscript], 1856 October 7.

Critiques the performance of Pizarro at the Princess's Theatre. He praises Midsummer night's dream: "I hardly know to whom most of my gratitude is due - to Shakespeare for having conceived, or to yourself for having represented such a glorious and ambrosial vision."

2 leaves ; 21 x 13 cm.

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