Autograph letters and memoranda from Augustin Daly to various recipients [manuscript], 1864-1899.

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Autograph letters and memoranda from Augustin Daly to various recipients [manuscript], 1864-1899.

Includes drafts, letters signed and copies. (27) enumerates the terms of a contract between Daly and Agnes Leonard is followed by her signed acceptance, September 1, 1881. (37) bears Sothern's reply. (38) outlines Daly's terms for producing "The Forresters" by Lord Tennyson, September 17, 1891. (40) outlines Daly's views on the need to alter the Internal Revenue tax on theatres ... February 28, 1868. (41) requests Mr. Watson to cancel the lease of the Grand Opera House, April 17, 1874.

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