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Lot #718
Edwin Booth Autograph Letter Signed

Booth responds to praise of his "performance of 'Lear'"

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Booth responds to praise of his "performance of 'Lear'"

ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5 x 8, January 1, 1882. Handwritten letter to Mr. Frothingham, in part: "After having deferred my 'calls' from day to day 'till this—my last in Boston, I still find myself unable to make an effort to visit even those friends who lodge 'neath the self same roof with me; I am so very tired after my double labor of yesterday. I know you will excuse me. I must thank you, however, for your very gratifying vote concerning my performance of 'Lear,' which I am glad you saw & liked." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021

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