Best know for his portrayal of Asa Trenchard in Our American Cousin and Rip Van Winkle in Rip Van Winkle, Joseph Jefferson was one of the most popular comedians of his tim
Personne addresses his editor and his audience in announcing his return and explaining his travels. He also gives a brief account of the current events in theater and opera. The column ends with an "Apology" and a sarcastic critique of the theater critic at the Daily Times.
Personne mentions that there is a benefit for Jefferson that evening at Niblo's and encourages his readers to attend (2).
Personne mentions that Mr. Strakosch has departed for Europe and may bring back something for the next opera season. It is unclear which Mr. Strakosch he is writing about (2).
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