DANIEL FROHMAN (August 22, 1851 –
December 26, 1940) was a Jewish American theatrical producer and manager and an
early film producer. Born in Sandusky, Ohio, Frohman and his brothers Charles
and Gustave developed a system of road companies that would tour the nation. He
was the producer-manager of the Lyceum Theatre and its stock company from 1887
to 1909. During the period, he launched careers for such actors as E.H.
Sothern, Henry Miller, William Faversham, Maude Adams, Richard Mansfield and
James Keteltas Hackett.
Offering a one-page, 8 ½ x 11, TLS on his Lyceum Theatre stationary, to Maurice Herrman, thanking him for his donation. “Nothing has pleased me so much in my work in connection with the benefits than the receipt of your bill for costumes furnished to the Winter Testimonial, the use of which you have donated to the affair. In these days when everybody wants to get as much as they can grab for the least service rendered, this is an additionally pleasant experience; and in behalf of the committee I am very grateful to you for your kindness.
“I will report the same to the rest of my associates.
Toning, folds, mounting remant on the verso. Small edge tear reinforced with archival tape. Some irregularity to left margin.
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