Autograph letters signed from various correspondents mostly to F.A. Leo [manuscript], 1852-1899.


Autograph letters signed from various correspondents mostly to F.A. Leo [manuscript], 1852-1899.

Much of the correspondence illuminates the early history of the Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft and Shakespeare studies in Germany, England and the United States. Several concern the theatre. A few include poems. In addition, H.A. (Heinrich Alfred) Bulthaupt (1510 (2-3)) and H.H. Furness (1530) mention Edwin Booth; Furness refers to a Shakespeare Calendar for 1881 and 1882 compiled by J.B. Moreau, and to [Marcus] Jastrow; A.W. von Hofmann enclosed a translation of Lord Dufferin's Letters from High Latitudes; H.R. Jodrell(?) of Manchester describes his extensive collection of Shakespeare illustrations in 1866; C. Lowe invites Leo to meet Henry Irving and Ellen Terry; J.P. Norris refers to Joseph Crosby; W. Oechelhauser mentions Fanny Kemble; E. (Eduard?) Sachau writes of Lewis Carroll's Hunting of the Snark; A. Tobler issues a certificate on behalf of Max Pfeffer in 1882; and A.D. White introduces Phillips Brooks and W.T. Hewett, and mentions H. (Hiram?) Corson. Also includes 22 mostly aut. let. sig. to - Kunstmann from [Georg H.] Pertz and K. Tropus, 1837-1866.

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