Born in Massachusetts to a family of merchants and seamen, Clapp traveled to Paris to translate the socialist writings of Fourier.
Writing to the S.P. (Saturday Press), Belphegor does an act-by-act review of Lost in London, currently onstage at Wallack's and credits all its success to the actors and mangagement, claiming it is poorly written. Belphegor also discusses the current performances at the Winter Garden and announces that C.B.S. will return next week.
Belphegor expresses his agreement with Figaro's review of Sam (281).
Belphegor compares Clarke's current performance in the Octoroon to Jefferson's potrayal of Salem Scudder (281).
Belphegor remarks that "C.B.S." "has about recovered from his late accident, and next week will resume his charge of the Feuilleton" (281).
Belphegor writes that he saw Lost in London at Wallack's (280).
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