Autograph letters signed from Edwin Booth to various recipients [manuscript], 1858-1893.

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893,. Autograph letters signed from Edwin Booth to various recipients [manuscript], 1858-1893.

Autograph letters signed from Edwin Booth to various recipients [manuscript], 1858-1893.

Recipients: Adam Badeau, Lawrence [Barrett], Anne Charlotte (Lynch) Botta, Udo Brachvogel, Thomas Allston Brown, Charles Edward Carryl, Lewis Jacob Cist, Creston Clarke, Augustin Daly, Andrew H.H. Dawson, Sarah Platt (Haines) Doremus, Fredinand Cartwright Ewer, Owen Fawcett, Henry Martyn Field, Charles Edward Flower, John Thomson Ford, Valentine Mott Francis, Horace Howard Furness, Maurice Grau, Jesse Cope Green, Gildroy Wells Griffin, Edwina (Booth) Grossmann, William Gardner Hale, George Hughes Hepworth, Henry L. Hinton, John Thompson Hoffman, George Henry Howard, Laurence [Hutton], Robert Green Ingersoll, Thomas Wallace Keene, Jean Margaret (Davenport) Lander, James Ripley Osgood, Samuel Osgood, Albert Marshman Palmer, Richard A. Robertson, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Alfred Stringer, Howard Malcom Ticknor, George Alfred Townsend, Charles Dudley Warner, Elizabeth (Campbell) Winter, William Winter and others. The letters to Henry L. Hinton, ca. 1866, and some of those to Winter, ca. 1876-1878, discuss their editions of plays by Shakespeare and others based on Booth's own prompt books.

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