[19TH CENTURY WRITERS AND ACTORS.]
This lot features a large collection of ALSs of 19th century British and American writers and actors from the early to mid-19th century, including WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, RICHARD HENRY DANA, TYRONE POWER [1795-1841], FANNY KEMBLE, CAROLINE KIRKLAND, WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS, WILLIAM GOWANS, THOMAS CAMPBELL, GRACE GREENWOOD, ANNE C. LYNCH, JAMES KIRKE PAULDING, GEORGE B. MORRIS, CHARLES F. HOFFMANN, HENRY BREVOORT, WILLIAM S. PORTER, LADY MORGAN, DAVID HOJACK, W.C. MACREADY, FREDERICK S. COZZINS, H.T. TUCKERMAN, GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, JOHN LISTON, CHARLES KEAN, GULIAN C. VERPLANCK, JOHN W. FRANCIS, RUFUS WL. GRISWOLD, ELIZABETH F. ELLET, JANE PORTER, W.P. WILLIS, LYDIA H. SIGOURNEY, and FITZ-GREENE HALLECK. Many of the letters above are to American poet Fitz-Greene Halleck. Present also is a signature of GEORGE BANCROFT, a signed check of JOHN RUSKIN, and 5 original pen, ink and watercolor caricatures of early 20th century actors by L. Binns.