Declines an invitation for that evening but sends greetings to Georges Clarin and another friend of Bernhardt's, commenting "The few charming words they conveyed to me last night gave me + Ellen Terry profound pleasure."
Bifolium. Letterhead of Lyceum Theatre
Acquired from Maggs Bros., 2010 (cat. 1438, no. 57)
According to Maggs Bros., this letter and Ellen Terry's similar response (see Folger MS Y.c.1789) were removed from the same Victorian album
Also known as
Extended title: Autograph letter signed from Sir Henry Irving, Lyceum Theatre, to Sarah Bernhardt 1886 April 28