DORVAL, Mary (1798-1849)
Autograph letter signed “Marie Dorval” to a doctor friend
April 20, 1825, 1 p. ½ in-8
Old trace of mounting on the back, some small stains without affecting the text
The famous actress offers a box for her next performance at the Comédie Française
“My dear doctor, here is a box for this evening. You seemed to wish to see the Children of Edward, and I thank you for giving me this opportunity to do something which pleases you.
We are doing very well, only Caroline is scratching like a madwoman; she will come to see you one of these days. To you with all my soul. Mary Dorval »
Marie Dorval is one of the most famous French actresses of the 19th century. His successes in the theater and his busy sentimental life will contribute to making him a myth.