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A photostat of an article about Dion Boucicault in the San Francisco Sunday Chronicle, January 18, 1874; this has deteriorated and is almost illegible, but it is accompanied by two transcripts (1 handwritten, incomplete, 1 typed, probably complete). The article is headed "The great Playwright Gives a Levee / His Visitors, and who they were / He is interviewed by Two Pious Gentlemen / Also by Several Amateur Dramatists / Deplorable End to the Entertainment".
Material relating to Dion Boucicault's relationship with Frederick Balsir Chatterton and the actor James Cassius Williamson. Chatterton was a theatre manager, who staged a number of plays for Boucicault, but the two men fell out when Chatterton wanted to stage THE SHAUGHRAUN against Boucicault's wishes. J. C. Williamson was an American actor who became a theatrical manager in Australia, and with whom Boucicault had occasional dealings.