Autograph letters signed from Charlotte Cushman to various recipients [manuscript], 1843-1875.

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Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876,. Autograph letters signed from Charlotte Cushman to various recipients [manuscript], 1843-1875.

Autograph letters signed from Charlotte Cushman to various recipients [manuscript], 1843-1875.

(8) includes her schedule for autumn, 1860; Henry VIII, her favorite play (see item 21) is also mentioned in (12), (30), and (31); Romeo and Juliet, in (33); Macbeth in (21) and (30). Many concern her platform readings.

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