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KEAN, Ellen (1805-1880). Actress.
Three Autograph Letters Signed to Mrs ?Lowden, an unnamed woman and Miss Desborough, in all 5 pages 8vo, two on black-edged paper, 31 July 1868 and no date (one watermarked 1849). Two of them declining invitations on the grounds that they do not 'enter society' on days that they act and 'We shall be putting on character dresses whether we fancy them or not', and offering some trinkets.

'If you will send at any time convenient to you, there is a little box ready with a few things:
'The Queen's coronet, armlets and bracelet ...'

£135 [No: 25580]
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