Autograph Letter Signed, to “My Dear Friend Russell”, about the death of Toole’s wife. 1 page 7 x 4 inches, black edges, in good condition. 44 Maida Vale, 21 February 1889. J.L.Toole (1830-1906), English comic actor, actor-manager and theatrical producer. He was famous for his roles in farce and in serio-comic melodramas, in a career that spanned more than four decades, and the first actor to have a West End theatre named after him.