Letter from Emma Crow Cushman to Edwin Booth

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Title

Letter from Emma Crow Cushman to Edwin Booth

Subject

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893
Actors and Actresses--US American
Relationships--Networks
Relationships--Patrons and Protégés

Description

Emma Crow asks Booth whether he could help a niece of a friend who is looking to pursue a stage career.

Creator

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

Source

Hampden Booth Theatre Library

Date

0000-00-00

Type

Reference

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Text

[page 1]
Emma Cushman
Villa Cushman
Newport, R. J.

My dear Mr Booth
Will you allow
me to take the
privilege of a very
old friend & give
these few lines of
civilizations to the
niece of my intimate
friend who dreams
very much to find
an opportunity
to go on the stage

[page 2]
it is the old cry
which has come to
you so often that
I have reason to
think in this case
it is justified to
exceptional talent
& [...]
Circumstances -
Miss Carrie Scales
the young Lady
in whose whay
I venture here

Your influence is
not formally known
to me. but some of
the members of the
family are my
valued friends &
any advice on [...]
you may be allowed to
give her will be
very gratefully
appreciated by
Yours sincerely
Emma Cushman

From

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

Location

Villa Cushman, Newport

Geocode (Latitude)

41.489199

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.303158

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Citation

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920, “Letter from Emma Crow Cushman to Edwin Booth,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/1034.

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