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Iron Jaw Act


 This letter states that Chas Millie would be pleased to arrange acts performed by his wife at the Centennial Celebration, including her Slide for Life and Iron Jaw act. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

      



MUSEE HOTEL,
JOSEPH S. WHEELER, Proprietor.

No. 1 ABORN STREET,
(NEXT DOOR TO WESTMINSTER MUSEE)
SPECIAL RATES TO THE PROFESSION.

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 22nd 1889

R.W. McMichael

Dear Sir

I would be please to arrange with you for your Centennial Celebration to be held at Cumberland, Md. Sept. 23rth, 24th & 25th.

My wife 's Iron Jaw Act lifting heavy weights by her teeth her ascensions and her Slide for Life from the top of high pole to the ground suspended only by her teeth this is the only act of its kind before the public I use the longest wire ever used for her Slide for Life My wire being 200 ft. long and is one of the strong outdoor attractions before the public.

We play the Fair to be held at Pawling, N.Y. Aug 27th 28th & 29th and the Fairs at Montreal Canada weeks Sept. 9th & 16th where my wife is specially engaged to do her Slide for Life.

Two (2) sheet cuts of her Slide can be had from Saul Booth Printer Co. Centre & Howard Sts., N.Y. City this week we are at the Westminster Musee Providence R.I.

I also do a strong single swinging trapeze act.

Terms for the three days $100 jointly for both acts we carry everything needed for our acts except poles and stakes. Enclosed please find programme of our acts and refer you to the following managers:

Macomber & Batcheller
Westminster Musee Providence R.I.
B.F. Keith Bijou Theatre Boston Mass and John Foust Wagner's Theatre Bridgeport Ct

An early reply will oblige

Yours respectfully,

Chas Millie
Lavelle & Frances
and Clipper office
N.Y. City




ID:
acca043

Creator:
Chas Millie

Notes:
Letterhead displaying the Musee Hotel and address. Letter written in black ink.

Date:
1889-08-22

Collection Location:
Allegany County Library

Subject:
Entertainers; History (Md.)

Coverage:
Eastern United States, 1889

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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