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Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: Star & Garter Royal Hotel, Wolverhampton
Recipient: Stoker, Bram (Abraham) >>
Address: -
Date: [1905], [March], [9?] Thursday
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: He has written to March(?) in agreement that Saturday 29th should be opening day & told him Irving would be well and that Stoker would call and talk things over. Irving is glad he has such hope of the Prodigal Son.
Published: -
Notes: The final season at Drury Lane opened on Saturday 29th April with 'Becket'.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/6/88)
Ref.No: 6309    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: Star & Garter Royal Hotel, Wolverhampton
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: 13 York Chambers, Adelphi, London, WC
Date: 1905, March, 12 
Document Type: Letter (2 p.)
Content Summary: There is a mistake in Saturday 'Graphic' over weekly salaries Dec. '67 in Queen's Theatre under Labouchère. Sums quoted are for two nights not six. The week ending December 27th had only 2 nights' performances, 26th & 27th; the theatre closed the other nights. His salary was £8.
Published: -
Notes: Negative photocopy; typewritten transcript in THM/37/1/7.
Document Holder: THM (Reference: THM/37/7/6 & 2)
Ref.No: 1444    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: -
Recipient: Brereton, Austin >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, March, 18 
Document Type: Misc.Document
Content Summary: A draft promoting Miss Maude Fealy as Fair Rosamund in 'Becket'. Irving's company is decidedly strong. It also includes Miss Edith Wynne Mathisson as Portia.
Published: -
Notes: In Irving's hand, and, like similar drafts, probably sent to Austin Brereton.
Document Holder: HTC (Reference: Brereton Scrapbook)
Ref.No: 5642    
Author: Foxwell, William Arthur >>
Address: Wolverhampton (Mountfield crossed through)
Recipient: Stoker, Bram (Abraham) >>
Address: -
Date: 1905, March, 20 
Document Type: Misc.Document (1 p.)
Content Summary: It is not possible for Irving to tour in America this coming winter & spring but he could take short tours in a less rigourous climate.
Published: -
Notes: A medical certificate signed by Foxwell and W.A. Lloyd-Davies. Irving has been taken ill at Wolverhampton.
Document Holder: SCL (Reference: RL2/7/318)
Ref.No: 7298    
Author: Irving, Sir Henry >>
Address: Torquay
Recipient: Lloyd-Davies, William Allan >>
Address: [Mountfield Road] Wlptn [Wolverhampton]
Date: 1905, March, 20 
Document Type: Telegram
Content Summary: "Kindest greeting warmest thanks [for] Mrs Lloyd Davies beautiful flowers which cheer my room here. Journey most comfortable, no fatigue ..."
Published: 'First Knight', Vol 15, no.2, p.32
Notes: Date stamped: MR20 05. Summoned to Irving's hotel in Wolverhampton on the evening of 20th February 1905 when Irving had fainted after playing in 'The Bells' and 'Waterloo', Dr Lloyd-Davies injected him with strychnine to enable him to play the two remaining nights of the engagement. Lloyd-Davies stayed with Irving backstage during these performances. The next day Irving was also examined by Dr Foxwell of Birmingham and soon after went to Torquay to recuperate. staying until 19th April 1905.
Document Holder: Pd
Ref.No: 8196    
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