“‘The Ghost’ is announced on the bills to be performed at . . . Bryants’ and Wood’s Minstrels (Africanized).”
Announcement:New York Post, 17 August 1863, 3.
“There are burlesque ‘Ghosts’ at the minstrel halls of Woods and the Bryants. . . . Ghosts have a cool and shadowy appearance, exceedingly appropriate to these hot nights when mortals wish themselves safely rid of flesh and bones for comfort’s sake.”
Advertisement:New York Herald, 22 August 1863, 7.
Announcement:New York Post, 22 August 1863, 2.
Review:New York Clipper, 29 August 1863, 155.
“The old homestead of minstrelsy, 472 Broadway, had a succession of excellent houses last week, and the entertainments offered by the Bryants gave the usual satisfaction.In the funny business, they have a capital trio in the persons of Dan Bryant, Nelse Seymour, and Dave Reed.”