Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / [1857, 1863 or 1868] Nov. 9.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876. Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / [1857, 1863 or 1868] Nov. 9.

Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / [1857, 1863 or 1868] Nov. 9.

Sending him a "melancholy note" from [William Charles] Macready (note not included in this collection); mentioning that Willy [Tennent]'s health has "become very precarious in Ceylon"; saying that he will probably have to cancel their Friday plans because of a funeral; asking him to send back Macready's letter.

1 item (3 p.) ; 18.3 cm.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0002cb Epithet: author Title: 1st Baronet 1867 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x0001cd ...

Tennent, William Emerson, Sir, 1835-1876.

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