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Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 17, Stratton Street, Piccadilly, W.
Recipient: Collins, Arthur >>
Address: [London]
Date: 1905, Sept., 7 
Document Type: Letter (1 p.)
Content Summary: Dear Collins, You will have an 'old Drury' triumph tonight, some rest for all your enthusiasm ... No one is more delighted than I am and give my warmest congratulations to Hall Caine. I hear that the introduced scene of which he told me was a palpable hit. Your telegram has just come. I'm sorry I can't be with you but look forward soon to that pleasure. Yours sincerely, Henry Irving.
Published: -
Notes: Hall Caine's 'The Prodigal Son', produced by Arthur Collins, opened at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on 7th September 1905 and ran for 105 performances
Document Holder: P
Ref.No: 8562    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: London
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: Brighton
Date: 1905, Sept., [16?] 
Document Type: Telegram
Content Summary: Deeply indebted. Please represent Irving until all over and send wreath in loving memory of an old and valued friend.
Published: Brereton, Vol.II, p.332.
Notes: Louis Austin died suddenly in Brighton on 15th September 1905 and Austin Brereton went down to handle all the arrangements.
Document Holder: Pd
Ref.No: 4174    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Hatton, Joseph Paul Christopher >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, Sept., 20 
Document Type: Telegram
Content Summary: Loving greetings. Come to dinner there the next day with Sam Elliott if free ...
Published: -
Notes: A transcription by Laurence Irving only. The names Loveday(?), Bram Stoker & Ernest Bendall are added, but it is not clear if they formed part of the telegram.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/45)
Ref.No: 7405    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Catling, Thomas >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, Sept., 22 
Document Type: Letter (1 p.)
Content Summary: Catling has completed the wheel's circle and there is no more to be said. He thinks it is the first time anything so authentic has been put down. He is more indebted to his dear friend Catling than he can express at the present.
Published: Lloyd's Weekly 1905.
Notes: A press cutting with facsimile letter. Irving saw the proofs of his interview on 7th September in two parts, this being the second set. An article in the paper on Irving's own account of 'The Bells' may have been part of the interview. Catling printed this letter after Irving's death.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: Brereton Collection, Gift of Miss Chevalier)
Ref.No: 8598    
Author: Turner, Frank S. >>
Address: The Plymouth Amateur Operatic Society, Royal Hotel, Plymouth
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: [London?]
Date: 1905, Sept., 26 
Document Type: Letter (1 p.)
Content Summary: Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Patience' is being produced at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on Mon. 30th October (1905). Will Irving kindly permit his name to be added to the list of patrons?
Notes: Irving notes 'With pleasure and good wishes'. Other note 'Usual questions asked'.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7/64)
Ref.No: 6546    
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