Autograph letter signed from Edmund G. Petre, London, to Charles Kean, London [manuscript], 1855 August 3.

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Petre, Edmund G., fl. 1855,. Autograph letter signed from Edmund G. Petre, London, to Charles Kean, London [manuscript], 1855 August 3.

Autograph letter signed from Edmund G. Petre, London, to Charles Kean, London [manuscript], 1855 August 3.

Refers to Kean's impersonation of Cardinal Wolsey in Henry VIII. Address appears on item as: 37 Welbeck Street, Cavendish Square, London.

2 leaves ; 18 x 12 cm.

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