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  • Letter from Ellen Terry to Helen Allingham, September 1, 1919
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1919 | William Allingham papers, 1846-1920One letter and accompanying envelope from English actress Ellen Terry to Helen Allingham, regarding the addresses of Tom Taylor and Laura Wilson Barker's two children, Wycliffe and Lucy. Terry mentions she had news of their wellbeing, and writes Lucy is at Porch House and Wycliffe is near Eastbourne. Terry informs Helen she wrote to Mrs. Tom Haslewood, who was close with Mrs...