Autograph letters signed from Alexander Maconochie to various recipients [manuscript], 1836-1858?

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Meadowbank, Alexander Maconochie-Welwood, Lord, 1777-1861,. Autograph letters signed from Alexander Maconochie to various recipients [manuscript], 1836-1858?

Autograph letters signed from Alexander Maconochie to various recipients [manuscript], 1836-1858?

(1), to Murray and marked "private," offers his critique of Charles John Kean's performance of Hamlet. Signed Alexr. Maconochnie. Annotation in another hand indicates "this letter was written by Lord Meadowbank...to Mr. Murray, the manager of the Edinburgh Theatre." (2), to C. Kean, responds to Kean's request for Meadowbank's criticism of his Lear.

2 items ; 19 x 12 cm to 24 x 19 cm.

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