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    [Ford's Theatre] Pencil Autograph Signature "J. B. Wright / National Theatre / 1849", slightly trimmed into, mounted on a small sheet bearing a pencil note by A. E. Fostell identifying Wright as "stage manager of Ford's Theatre . . . the time that Pres. Lincoln was shot". Very good. Also includes a small snapshot copy photo of Lydia H. Muzzy ("Mrs. Mountchessington" in the fatal performance of Our American Cousin) with related 1894 letters by her son A.M. Muzzy and E. Rosenburger (A.E. Fostell); and a 1902 envelope to Fostell.

    Provenance:
    Fostell; Charles Hamilton Galleries, New York, 31 July 1969.


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    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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