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Placide, Henry (1799-1870) to H.W.R.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.218 Author/Creator: Placide, Henry (1799-1870) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note Date: circa 2 January 1830 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20 x 12.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed in text and likely written by Henry Placide, in the third person (based on a handwriting comparison). Writes that Henry Placide cannot give an opinion of a farce without having read it and asks recipient to send a copy. Written on paper imprinted with "J.H. Walsh & Sons, Newburgh."

Background Information: Placide was an American comic actor.

People: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
Placide, Henry P., 1799-1870

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmHumor and SatireLiterature and Language Arts

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