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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?
Published:
Notes: Irving notes 'With pleasure and good wishes'. Other note 'Usual questions asked'.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7/64)
Ref.No: 6546    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Tweedie, Ethel Brilliana >>
Address: -
Date: [1905], [Sept.?] 
Document Type: Letter
Content Summary: A charming letter.
Published:
Notes: On 14th October, the day after Irving's death, Mrs Tweedie wrote that a she had received the letter a fortnight previously and had gone to dinner with Irving.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7)
Ref.No: 8852    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Lowne, Edward Yates >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, Sept., 30 
Document Type: Letter
Content Summary: Love, and greetings to both. He is just bound for Sheffield and will soon let them know of his doings. He refers to what must have been their first encounter at some event in 1851 when Irving was a spectator and Lowne was guest of [ ] Commerce(?) on March 1st. He must be the Mr Lowne recorded in 'The Times'.
Published: -
Notes:
Document Holder: RRL (Reference: Theatre Manuscript Collection)
Ref.No: 5607    
Author: Priestley, Sir William Edward Briggs >>
Address: Mayor's Parlour, Town Hall, Bradford
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: [Sheffield]
Date: 1905, Oct., 3 
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: Very pleased to know that Irving is coming to Bradford next week; regret that it may be his last visit. Some of Bradford's prominent citizens are invited to lunch at the Town Hall on Wednesday to show their appreciation of Irving's great work. Priestley wishes to assure Irving that all will be done for his comfort and that no strain will be put upon him. Apologies for inviting friends before communication with Irving but time was short.
Published: -
Notes: Irving attended the luncheon on Wed 11th October 1905, two days before his death. Though short of breath and looking desperately ill he spoke well. His theme was 'The Need for Municipal Theatres'.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7/11)
Ref.No: 6469    
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