I finally got to the Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book department. They’ve had a exhibit of the Plays and players of Charles Dickens works. (Good thing I went yesterday as it was the last day of the exhibit.) I was really impressed with their collection and walked about for over an hour walking slowly from showcase to showcase. They had playbills of the late 19th century, letters to and from Dickens. ( I was glad to be able to read the typed out letters.) I tried reading his hand writing, and couldn’t translate every word. He didn’t have the penmanship I would have thought. Sorry old boy, but then I remembered that sometimes I cannot read my own handwriting an hour later. Guess I’m too dependent on the keyboard.
Well…its my opinion that…
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- Philadelphia history of Vice President George M. Dallas June 21, 2015