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Autograph letter signed from W. Aldis Wright, Cambridge, to R.M. Theobald, London 1886 September 4.

Author: William Aldis Wright; R M Theobald
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Mentions lines from King Lear which appear to him to "contain an idea which is by no means original, very poorly expressed, and neither in Shakespeare's language nor manner." He also writes that he takes no interest in the Bacon Shakespeare controversy. On letterhead of Myrtle Bank, Moffat, N.B., with "Trinity College Cambridge" written above. Addressed to Theobald at 25 Lee Terrace, Blackheath, S.E.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: William Aldis Wright; R M Theobald; William Shakespeare; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Aldis Wright; R M Theobald
OCLC Number: 428977305
Notes: Bifolium.
Description: 2 leaves ; 18 x 12 cm.

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Mentions lines from King Lear which appear to him to "contain an idea which is by no means original, very poorly expressed, and neither in Shakespeare's language nor manner." He also writes that he takes no interest in the Bacon Shakespeare controversy. On letterhead of Myrtle Bank, Moffat, N.B., with "Trinity College Cambridge" written above. Addressed to Theobald at 25 Lee Terrace, Blackheath, S.E.

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