Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Autograph letter signed from Sidney H. Morse, Chicago, to Miss Porter [manuscript]

Digital Image File Name: 
158548
Source Call Number: 
Y.c.1765
Source Creator: 
Morse, Sidney H., correspondent.
Source Title: 
Autograph letter signed from Sidney H. Morse, Chicago, to Miss Porter [manuscript]
Image Details: 
turned 90 degrees counterclockwise
Source Created or Published: 
1890 August 16
Physical Description: 
leaf 4 verso || leaf 3 recto, watermark
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Morse, Sidney H., correspondent.
Title (Hamnet): 
Autograph letter signed from Sidney H. Morse, Chicago, to Miss Porter [manuscript], 1890 August 16.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
3 leaves ; 21 x 13 cm
Subject (Hamnet): 
Morse, Sidney H. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n93027625 - Correspondence - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Porter, Charlotte Endymion, 1859-1942 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81150048 - Correspondence - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85120829 - Appreciation - United States - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Theater http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85134522 - Illinois - Chicago - History - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts (documents) - Illinois - Chicago - 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Letters - Illinois - Chicago - 19th century - Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Porter, Charlotte Endymion, 1859-1942, recipient.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Watermark: "Cobweb Fibre" surrounding a cobweb.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Discusses the popularity of Shakespeare productions in America: "So to Shakespeare's being inadequate for America - it is America that is inadequate, as yet ... Here in Chicago, when well played, no plays draw so large and intelligent an audience." Signed S.H. Morse and addressed from 374 East Division St., Chicago. Letter is addressed to Miss Porter; recipient is possibly Charlotte Endymion Porter.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Upgraded 2015-11 EEW 1 link Luna local DFo
Notes (Hamnet): 
Chicago, IL. Newberry Library, Sept. 23 -Dec. 31, 2016. Creating Shakespeare. Opening: single sheet, 1 recto, and 1 open sheet, 3v-4r.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
Y.c.1765