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Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 17 Stratton Street, Piccadilly, W
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: -
Date: [1905], July, 17 Monday
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: He is trying to get away as soon as possible but hopes to see Brereton before leaving. An actor's opinion of his audience is better kept to himself. They all think they are the best... Is Brereton in town?
Published: -
Notes: Negative photocopy in THM/37/7/2; typewritten transcript in THM/37/1/45.
Document Holder: HTC (Reference: Brereton Scrapbook)
Ref.No: 1449    
Author: Cooper, John Astley >>
Address: St Stephen's Club, Westminster
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, July, 20 
Document Type: Letter
Content Summary: He requests an appointment for Irving to advise a South African actress, Mrs Herzberg (Sadie Jerome) about appearing as a Shakespeare character.
Published: -
Notes: Irving's reply advises her to abandon the idea.
Document Holder: FSL (Reference: MS.Y.c.1761)
Ref.No: 8781    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 17 Stratton Street, Piccadilly, W
Recipient: Macmillan, Sir Frederick Orridge >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, July. 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: He sees Macmillan was about to publish a collection of articles contributed to 'Macmillan's Magazine' by Canon Ainger, including one entitled 'Mr Irving's Hamlet & its critics' written more than 30 years before. He would not normally demurr however severe on himself but he knows the author regretted it and wished it had never been written. Some years before he talked to Canon Ainger at Bristol as an old friend and recalled that they has first met at the house of Sir Theodore Martin, and Irving had brought up the article. Ainger said "That ought not to have been written! I am utterly ashamed of it". Irving is sure he would not wish it to appear in any collection of his writings, especially as the original publication was anonymous. Irving thinks it right to call their attention to this lest it should injure his memory.
Published: -
Notes: A draft written by Louis Austin with one correction in Irving's hand. A deleted passage asks this to be called to the attention of the editor (Henry C.Beeching), but the final paragragh takes a stronger line. Not signed. See Letters 326-29.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/45)
Ref.No: 2076    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 17, Stratton Street, Piccadilly
Recipient: Lewis, Sir George Henry >>
Address: [88 Portland Place, W.?]
Date: 1905, July, [24?] 
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: Stoker had told Lewis Irving thought the 5% was impudent? He encloses a cheque for 10/10/- for Lewis to fill in. He has just returned from Farnham(?) where he saw Pollock(?) and Matilda in her beautiful house.
Published: -
Notes: Letter 6470 also refers to this unexplained transaction. Stoker apparently paid the 10 guineas which was refunded. Other letters refer to Irving's visit to the Pollocks near Alton, and Matilda [Levy].
Document Holder: O (Reference: Dep.c.850, fols.26-27. (Ampleforth Abbey))
Ref.No: 8625    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: 17 Stratton Street, Piccadilly, W (By hand)
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: 13 York Chambers, Adelphi
Date: 1905, July, 25 
Document Type: Letter (1 p.)
Content Summary: Is Brereton at home? If so, will he come round at six and they can drive to Richmond in the cool?
Published: -
Notes: With envelope addressed in Irving's hand. On the back of the letter is a long ink note about the occasion by Brereton. They dined at the Queen's Hotel, and while returning Irving related youthful acting attempts with Plumridge and Hart when he was a boy in the City Office.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: BTMA 1964/G/49)
Ref.No: 1450    
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