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Author: Stoker, Bram (Abraham) >>
Address: [Wolverhampton]
Recipient: Lyceum Company >>
Address: [Wolverhampton]
Date: [1905], [Feb.], [25] 
Document Type: Misc.Document
Content Summary: Irving regrets that the remainder of the present tour has to be abandoned. Members of the Company will understand from the following certificate: [Letter 7294 quoted]. Tickets for return to London will be given at Treasury the next day, Friday.
Published: -
Notes: Irving had been taken seriously ill.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7/314)
Ref.No: 7295    
Author: Lloyd-Davies, William Allan >>
Address: Mountfield, Wolverhampton
Recipient: Irving, Henry Brodribb “Harry” >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, Feb., 26 
Document Type: Letter (4 p.)
Content Summary: Thanks for kind letter. Irving's condition maintained but perhaps a little affected by talking too long to unexpected visitor. Lung trouble is subsiding and heart stronger. Lloyd-Davies will try to inform Harry Irving nightly to lessen his anxiety. (Postscript:) He agrees that Irving is better alone, even from his own people. He could say things which cannot be written. He will be in Birmingham on Tuesday and could meet Harry there. He writes in confidence.
Published: -
Notes: The unexpected visitor was probably Ellen Terry who gives an account of the meeting, but Eliza Aria also went to Wolverhampton.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/45)
Ref.No: 7404    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: Wolverhampton
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: [London]
Date: 1905, March, 1 
Document Type: Telegram
Content Summary: Untruthful paragraph in last night's [ ] about London season. No more bulletin necessary.
Published: Brereton, Vol.II, p.326.
Notes: False press reports after Irving's illness.
Document Holder: Pd
Ref.No: 6503    
Author: Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing >>
Address: 14 Hanover Square, W.
Recipient: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, March, 1 
Document Type: Letter (3 p.)
Content Summary: He has not telegraphed to Wolverhampton for news as the newspapers have kept him informed of Irving's progress and improvement. Irving must know he was not forgotten, rather a source of anxiety. He wonders if it is not a blessing in disguise and hopes Irving is not enjoying a forced rest, and that he will return refreshed. He expresses his strong attachment to Irving, giving him a share in his troubles as well as his triumphs.
Published: -
Notes: Irving was taken ill in Wolverhampton and had to cancel the rest of his tour. He was forbidden to act for 2 months.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/1/22)
Ref.No: 2343    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: Star & Garter Royal Hotel, Wolverhampton
Recipient: Stoker, Bram (Abraham) >>
Address: 18 St Leonard's Terrace, Chelsea, London
Date: [1905], [March], [3] 
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: They hope he will get away in about 10 days, and slowly reach Falmouth, which is better than going abroad. He agrees. Lloyd-Davis says his improvement is wonderful considering his condition when first seen. Miss Terry came there that day for at least an hour and was in the best of spirits. She was full of a new play by which she would make her star(?).
Published: -
Notes: Irving was taken ill at Wolverhampton on his final tour; Dr Lloyd-Davies attended him. RL2/6/264 is a large envelope addressed to Stoker at the office at 20 Bedford St, Covent Garden, London, W.C. also postmarked MR 3 05 but with no indication of contents.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/6/265)
Ref.No: 6466    
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