Osbaldiston, David Webster, active 1831-1849, manager of the Royal Victoria Theatre, lessee of Covent Garden Theatre

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referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXIX (ff. 864). Nov.-Dec. 1835. (1) 'The Barbers at Court', by H. Mayhew and G. Smith. ff. 1-41. (2) 'The Jewess!', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 42-57 b. (3) 'Family Peculiarities' ('Family Peculiarities or the Sisters Three... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXV (ff. 982). Jan. 1847 (see also 43004, arts. 24-29), except artt. 9-14 (Jan. 1848). (1) 'Helen Fortescue or the Shipbuilder's Daughter'. ff. 2-75 b. (2) 'The Battle of Life, a Love Story', by C. A. Somerset. ff. 76... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLIV (ff. 1113). Oct.-Dec. 1847 (see also 43007). (1) 'Une Fille Terrible', by E. Deligny. French. Printed (1846). ff. 2-13b. (2) 'Le Chef-d'OEuvre Inconnu', by C. Lafont. French. Printed (n.d.). ff. 14-25 b. (3) 'Fre... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVII (ff. 1072). Sept.-Nov. 1849, except art. 1 (Sept. 1848). (1) 'Leoline', [by T. H. Reynoldson?]. Autograph (?). ff. 2-35. (2) 'Don Giovanni', by T. H. Reynoldson, Act 1 (Act 2 forms 43023, art. 18). Autograph (?). ..., 1848-1849 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXII (ff. 964). March-April 1850. (1) 'The Three Cuckoos or the Ticklish Times', by J. M. Morton. ff. 2-49. (2) 'Il Franco Arciero' al. 'Der Freischütz'. Italian, with English translation. Printed (1850). ff. 50-80b. (... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLV (ff. 1096). Jan.-March 1848 (see also 42999, artt. 9-14, 43000, artt. 13-18, 43001, artt. 4-11). (1) 'The Young Guard' altered from 'The Andalusians', by G. Soane. ff. 39-45b, 46b, 48b, and the original text on ff.... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLVI (ff. 1156). March-April 1848, except artt. 5-9 (March 1849). (1) Alterations to 'The Yew Tree Ruins' ('The Yew Tree Ruins or the Wreck, the Miser and the Murderer'), by J. T. Haines. ff. 2-14. (2) 'Never travel du... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CXLI (ff. 1130). June-Sept. 1847. (1) 'The Round of Intrigue or which is the Right One?', by J. Clarance. ff. 2-64. (2) 'From Nine till Ten!!!' ('The Ninth Hour'), by H. R. Addison. ff. 65-104. (3) 'Settling Accounts wi... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXV (ff. 935). 1836 (artt. 1-8, Dec.). (1) 'The Parish Revolution', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 2-25. (2) 'Harlequin and George Barnewell or the London 'Prentice', by 'H. Younge' (J. B. Buckstone). ff. 26-35 b. (3) 'The Mi..., 1836 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBELAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXVIII (ff.744). May-Oct.1837. (1) 'Caius Marius, the Plebeian Consul', by T. Doubleday. Printed (1836). ff. 2-56 b. (2) 'Jack Brag', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 57-91. (3) 'Walter Tyrrell', by E. Fitzball. ff. 92-138 b. (4... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXX (ff. 1135). April-May 1845 (see also 42983). (1) 'Who's the Papa? or my New Counterpane'. ff. 2-45. (2) 'L'Habeas Corpus ou Liberté Libertas', by C. Varin and 'L. Boyer'. French. Printed [1845]. ff. 46-55 b. (3) 'Le... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLV (ff. 1061). May-July 1849. (1) 'The Deserter', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph (?). ff. 2-52. (2) 'The Witch Wife, a Tale of Malkin Tower', by H. Spicer. ff. 53-107b. (3) 'Wanted, a Title'. ff. 108-125. (4) 'Mooltan... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CIX (ff. 1155). Feb.-March 1844. (1) 'Richard the Third', by J. S. Coyne. ff. 2-19. (2) 'Zopyrus, the Hero of Persia', by W. Cooper. ff. 20-55 b. (3) 'The Twenty Fourth of May!!', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph ff. 56-7... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXVII (ff. 1052). Jan.-Feb. 1846, except art. 20 (Feb. 1845). (1) 'The Minstrel Boy or the Maniac of the Pyrenees', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 2-71. (2) 'The Phantom Breakfast', by C. Selby. ff. 72-84 b. (3) 'Le Débutant ou l'... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXIV (ff. 1081). Nov.-Dec. 1846. (1) 'The Two Rainbows', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph (?). ff. 2-55. (2) 'The Red Cap or the Prisoner of Vincennes', by T. Archer. ff. 56-120. (3) 'The Bondman', by A. Bunn. ff. 121... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXIV (ff. 973). May-July 1850. (1) 'The Woodman's Spirit or Temperance and Intemperance', by E. Stirling. Autograph. ff. 2-17. (2) 'Anato!'. Italian, with English translation. Printed (n.d.). ff. 18-31 b. (3) 'Maremma ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXVII (ff. 928). Nov.-Dec. 1850. (1) 'The Baby and the Regimentals' al. 'The Baby and the Unmen--s', by J. M. Graham. ff. 2-16b. (2) 'The Duchess of Malfi', by R. H. Horne. ff. 17-144. (3) 'Jolly Jack, the Roscius of t... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLII (ff. 1095). Sept.-Oct. 1847. (1) 'The Strange Legacy or the Man with his Three Coats, Black, Brown and Blue', by T. E. Wilks. ff. 2-94. (2) 'The Merchant's Clerk', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 95-129b. (3) 'The Bottle', by ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXIV (ff. 897). Sept.-Dec. 1836, except art. 6 (June 1836). (1) 'The Tradesman's Ball', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 2-26. (2) 'Novelty or New Scenes and Old Faces', by W. L. Rede. ff. 27-37 b. (3) 'The Gaberlunzie Man', b... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXIII (ff. 1206). Aug.-Sept. 1844. (1) 'Gramachree Molly or the Bodach of the Boyne', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 2-52. (2) 'Woman's Life and Trials of the Heart or the Witch and the Spectre', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 53-113 b. (3) 'S... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXVIII (ff. 873). March-April 1847. (1) 'Irène ou le Magnétisme', by A. E. Scribe and 'Monsieur Lockroy'. French. Printed (1847). ff. 2-19 b. (2) 'Athalie', by J. B. Racine (see also 42884, art. 15). French. Printed ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol CXXXIX (ff. 1074). April-May 1847 (see also 42967, art. 33). (1) 'The Farmer Emigrant or the Blessings of Peace'. ff. 2-38. (2) 'I Due Foscari' al. 'The Two Foscari', by F. M. Piave. Italian, with English translation. Pr... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLII (ff. 1128). Jan.-Feb. 1849. (1) 'Le Tableau Parlant', by L. Anseaume (see also 42902, art. 9). French. Printed (1816). ff. 2-20b. (2) 'La Double Échelle', by F. A. E. de Planard. French. Printed (n.d.). ff. 21-28b.... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLIV (ff. 960). April-May 1849. (1) 'Alhamar the Moor or the Brother of Valencia' altered from 'Cavagal or the Brother of Valencia', by E. Fitzball, Act 1 (Acts 2 and 3 form 43017, art. 27). ff. 2-14b. (2) 'The Heart of... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXV (ff. 1127). Oct.-Nov. 1844. (1) 'Watch and Ward' altered from 'The Captain of the Watch', by A. S. Wigan, Scene 1. Autograph. ff. 2-18. (2) 'Sam Patch the Jumper'. ff. 19-32 b. (3) 'The Forest Princess or Two Centur... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXVII (ff. 1235). Jan. 1845. (1) 'The Chimes', by Margaret Mellon, Act 2. ff. 2-32 b. (2) 'Monseigneur or Paris in the Last Century' altered from 'Paris in the Last Century' ('Monseigneur or Paris in 1720'), by T. H. Re... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIX (ff. 1014). April-May 1846. (1) 'The Inundation of the Nile or the Tyrant of Egypt'. ff. 3-36. (2) 'Mademoiselle Nichon', by J. H. Vernoy de Saint-Georges and 'A. de Leuven'. French. Printed (1839). ff. 37-46 b. (... British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXIII (ff. 1116). April-May 1850. (1) 'The Blind Wife', Acts 1 and 2. ff. 2-57. (2) 'Duty and Honour' al. 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' al. 'The Fugitive or Duty and Honour'. ff. 58-136. (3) 'Therèse or the Orphan of Geneva'... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXX (ff. 816). Jan.-Feb. 1836. (1) 'A Ghost Story', by T. J. Serle. ff. 2-69. (2) 'An Hour or a Carnival Frolic', by N. T. H. Bayly. ff. 70-113. (3) 'Luke Somerton', by G. Soane. ff. 114-148. (4) 'Monsr Jaques', by M. B... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXII (ff. 1005). June-Aug. 1844. (1) 'Quid pro Quo or the Day of Dupes', by Catherine G. F. Gore. ff. 2-31 b. (2) 'The Mysteries of Paris or Father and Daughter' ('The Mysteries of Paris or Fathers and Sons'). ff. 32-7... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXV (ff. 960). Nov. 1845 (see also 42990, art. 39). (1) 'The Ruined House at Millbanke', by T. P. Taylor. ff. 2-28. (2) 'The Princess who was changed into a Deer'. ff. 29-73 b. (3) 'Maritana', by E. Fitzball. ff. 74-18... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CLXI (ff. 981). Feb.-March 1850. (1) 'The Noble Heart' ('The Noble Heart or Love's Sacrifice'), by 'S. Lawrence' (see also 43010, art. 9). ff. 2-26. (2) 'The Red House or a Crack Shot'. ff. 27-58 b. (3) 'My Precious Bet... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXVI (ff. 1150). Nov.-Dec. 1844. (1) 'The Village Outcast! or the Poacher's Wife!', by T. P. Taylor. ff. 2-44 b. (2) 'Young England', by J. M. Morton. ff. 45-60. (3) 'Somebody Else', by J. R. Planché. ff. 61-83. (4) 'S... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIII (ff. 1169). Aug.-Sept. 1845. (1) 'The Rover's Secret or the Bridge of St Martin', by E. Stirling. Autograph. ff. 2-40 b. (2) Address for the Royal Albert Saloon. ff. 41-44 b. (3) 'The White Slave or Murder and Mi... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLIX (ff. 1047). June-Sept. 1848 (see also 43021, art. 1), except art. 24 (July 1845). (1) 'Les Égarements d'une Canne et d'un Parapluie', by F. A. Duvert and A. T. de Lauzanne de Vauxroussel. French. Printed (1843). f..., 1845-1848 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXVII (ff. 871). March-April 1837. (1) 'Mabel's Curse', by Anna M. Hall. ff. 2-69. (2) 'The Norwich Festival or the Shuttle, the Loom and the Fleece', by T. J. Dibdin. ff. 70-115. (3) 'Come of Age or the Happy Return'.... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXII (ff. 1086). Aug.-Oct. 1846, except art. 25 (June I846). (1) 'May Marsden and Foul Weather Jack', [by C. Z. Barnett?], Acts 1 and 2. ff. 2-33. (2) 'The Origin of Powder' altered from 'The Rape of the Barber or the... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLI (ff. 1013). Nov.-Dec. 1848. (1) 'The Knight of Arva', by 'D. Boucicault'. ff. 2-18. (2) 'Our Friend the Duke', by C. Webb. ff. 19-75. (3) 'Hearts and Homes or the Emigrant Ship', by C. Z. Barnett. ff. 76-89 b (Act ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLIX (ff. 1028). Dec. 1849, except art. 18 (Sept. 1849). (1) 'The Loving Woman', by R. B. Peake. ff. 2-50. (2) 'Hartley Manor', by G. E. Farmer. ff. 51-81. (3) 'Worse than ever', by G. E. Farmer. ff. 82-105. (4) 'The Go..., 1849 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXIII, ff. 380, July 1841-Nov. 1842.includes:f. 6 Timperon and Dobinson; W. Indian merchants: Letter to H. Goulburn: 1841.ff. 9, 11, 143 John Charles Herries, statesman: Letters to H. Goulburn: 1841-1842.f. 17 Commander Charles Gayton W... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLIII (ff. 997). Feb.-April 1849 (see also 43010, artt. 5-9). (1) 'Glendwyr of Snowdon or the Rock of Death', by C. Webb. ff. 2-73. (2) 'The Toddyhighs', by J. H. Horncastle. ff. 74-101 b. (3) 'Afloat and Ashore or Brit... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVI (ff. 918). July-Sept. 1849 (see also 43023, art. 18). (1) 'Edinburgh Joke or Female Tournament', by Louisa L. Lee. Autograph. ff. 2-26. (2) 'Recognize a Mysterious Reconciliation' al. 'A Deserted Wife in Search of ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXII (ff. 806). April-May 1836. (1) 'Thérésina ou l'Héroine d'Andalousie' altered from 'Judith et Holopherne', by M. E. G. M. Théaulon de Lambert, T. Nézel and A. J. Overnay. French. Printed (1834). ff. 2-20 b. (2) 'Le... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIV (ff. 1065). Sept.-Oct. 1845. (1) 'Loyalty or Speke Hall, Lancashire, during the Commonwealth'. ff. 2-79. (2) 'The Golden Lily or the Three Brothers of Bagdad', by G. D. Pitt, Act 1. ff. 80-112. (3) 'Japhet in Sear... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXVI (ff. 1007). Jan.-March 1837, except art. 25 (March 1836). (1) 'The Duchess de la Vallière', by Lord Lytton. Printed (1836). ff. 1-104 b. (2) 'The Wager or how to furnish a House without Money', by J. Parry. ff. 1... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXIX (ff. 1026). March-May 1845 (see also 42984 and 42986, art. 11). (1) 'Margaret Catchpole' ('Margaret Catchpole, the Female Horse-Stealer, or the Life and Adventures of a Suffolk Girl'), by G. D. Pitt. ff. 2-51 b. (... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXI (ff. 1166). May-June 1845. (1) 'London by Night', by C. Selby. ff. 2-59. (2) 'The Old Fleete Prison or the Widow and her Suitors', by F. F. Cooper. ff. 60-101. (3) 'Fi Fi or the King of the Conjugal Islands', by 'W... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXVIII (ff. 849). Oct.-Nov. 1835. (1) 'The Muleteer's Vow', [by J. T. Haines or T. J. Serle]. ff. 2-35. (2) Address for Harriette D. Taylor. ff. 36-37 b. (3) 'The Yellow Kids', by M. Barnett. ff. 38-56. (4) 'The Mill of... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CX (ff. 953). March-April 1844. (1) 'The Giant's Causeway! or the Slumber of Wonders!!' al. 'O'Roon (altered from Rory O'Roon) and the Fairies of the Giant's Causeway!' alteredfrom 'Whisky and Wonders or Rory O'Roon and... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXVI (ff. 1221). Dec. 1845, except art. 39 (Nov. 1845). (1) 'David Hunt or the Backwodsman (sic) and his Daughter, a Tale of the Paire (sic)' al. 'David, Hunt the Backwoodsman or Life, Love and Jealousy, a Tale of the ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLA1N'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLV111 (ff. 1144). May-June 1848. (1) 'A Fairy Tale'. ff. 2-34. (2) 'The Lords of Ellingham', by H. Spicer. Printed (1843). ff. 35-76b. (3) 'The Daughter (al. Child) of the Regiment' altered from 'La Fille du Régiment'... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXI (ff. 1033). April-June 1844. (1) 'The Destruction of the Bastile'. ff. 2-47 b. (2) 'The Will Forgers' al. 'Letitia Wingrove or the Crime Slumber of Forgery' ('Emma Wingrove or Crime Slumbers'), [by T. Mildenhall?]. ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CVIII (ff. 1138). Jan.-Feb. 1844. (1) 'Josephine or the Child of the Regiment' ('Josephine or the Fortune of War'), by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 2-24. (2) 'Mary Graham or a Tale of Sorrow!' altered from 'The Horrors in Winte... British Library
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