Letter, newspaper cuttings and playbills.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 418 Crossley/4/1/17
  • Former Reference
      GB 418 A.7.37 (17)
  • Dates of Creation
      1823-1827

Scope and Content

Double sheet of quarto paper.

p 1) Letter from Alexandre, no date, postmarked Liverpool, De. 13 [?], addressed to Tho[ma]s Sowler, Esq, 22 St Ann's Square, Manchester, asking Mr Sowler to tell Alexandre's servant to meet the coach from Liverpool and to be sure to have a lodging booked.

p 3) 2 newspaper cuttings, nd.

1) Memoir of Monsieur Alexandre. Nicholas Marie Alexandre, born Paris 1797. Ventriloquist.

2) Verses by Sir Walter Scott, dated Abbottsford, 23 Apr 1824, addressed to M Alexandre.

Loose: printed playbill for M Alexandre - New Pavilion, Spring Gardens, Manchester, January (1826). Another for (December 1825).

Playbill for Wednesday, 26 Dec 1821, at the Minor Theatre, Manchester.

Newspaper cutting, Gloucester Journal, [reprinted M/c ?] 1823: a description of M Alexandre's performance.