Lot 159: Renowned American Shakespearean actor (1833-1893) and brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. Two Pay receipts on 1 pg signed twice by Booth from Chicago McVicker's Theater, dated June 2, and June 3rd 1858, signed two times "Edwin Booth," one page, 6.5 x 8.25. This is most likely for an appearance in a play "A New Way To Pay Old Debts", in which he appeared in starting on May 31, 1858.
Oak Auctions' Rare Autograph and Manuscript Auction
Thursday, 19th November 2015
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