Cunningham, John, 1729-1773

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John Cunningham was a British actor and writer. Born in Dublin, his play Love in a Mist brought him a measure of success, and he travelled through England with a troupe of actors. An indifferent but enthusiastic performer, he settled in Newcastle and published several volumes of popular pastoral poetry.

From the description of John Cunningham letter received from J.F., 1763 Oct. 14. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57256179

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creatorOf Cunningham, John, 1729-1773. John Cunningham letter received from J.F., 1763 Oct. 14. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [ca. 1780]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800. Letters, 1757-1772. University of Pennsylvania Library
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Birth 1729-09-18

Death 1773-09-18

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

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