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KEMBLE, Charles (1775-1854). Actor, theatre manager and playwright.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 1 page 8vo with blank leaf (traces of mounting), T[heatre] R[oyal] C[ovent] G[arden], 16 February 1831. Evidently to an artist, possibly H.P. Briggs who executed a number of oils now in the National Portrait Gallery and Garrick Club, apologising for missing an appointment and promisng to sit the following Sunday.
'The Lawyers laid, & kept hold of me all day yesterday, which prevented my keeping my appointment with you ...'
Provenance: from a collection formed by A.M. Broadley in 1903.
[No: 24780]


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