James Sheridan Knowles

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Epithet: dramatist; of Add MS 42869

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000139

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referencedIn William Henry Sedley Smith collection of prompt books, marked editions and manuscript sides, 1769-1869. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LVII (ff. 660). March-May 1833. (1) Address for 'Madame Vestris'. ff. 1-2b. (2) 'The Elfin-Sprite or the Grim Grey Woman', by C. Farley. ff. 3-18. (3) 'The Twin Sisters' ('Open House or the Twin Sisters'), by J. B. Buck... British Library
referencedIn Golden Family Collection, 1795-1996 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XCII (ff. 872). June-Sept. 1840. (1) 'The Three Secrets', by M. Lemon. ff. 2-21 b. (2) 'A Kiss in the Dark', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 22-43. (3) 'Der Templer und die Jüdin', by W. A. Wohlbrück. German. ff. 44-106. (4) '... 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. XCVI (ff. 991). Sept.-Dec. 1841 (see also 42957, artt. 9, 20), except art. 7 (Oct. 1840). (1) 'Vanity! or what will the World say?' ('What will the World say?'), by M. Lemon. f. 49 b autograph. ff. 3-102. (2) 'Hans of I... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XLVI (ff. 689). April-June 1831. (1) 'The Legion of Honour or Better late than never', by J. R. Planché. Autograph. ff. 1-23. (2) 'Alfred the Great or the Patriot King', by J. S. Knowles. Act 5 is printed, with manuscri... British Library
referencedIn Nathan Appell papers, 1897-1955 (inclusive), 1911-1920 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXX (ff. 903). 1837. (1) 'Mr Ferguson' al. 'It's All very well Mr Ferguson but you can't sleep here', by W. E. Suter. ff. 2-25 b. (2) 'Why did he die?' ('Why did you die?'), by C. J. Mathews. ff. 26-72. (3) 'The Love-C..., 1837 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XXVI (ff. 526). March-June 1828. (1) 'A Race for a Dinner' al. 'No Dinner yet or Sponge out of Town' ('Not Dined yet or Sponge in the Country'), by J. T. G. Rodwell. ff. 1-34. (2) 'Monkeyana or the Dumb Savoyard' ('Jack... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LI (ff. 763). March-April 1832. (1) 'The Forgery! or the Reading of the Will', by J. B. Buckstone. Songs on ff. 8, 20 b-21, etc., are autograph. ff. 1-59. (2) 'The Young Hopefuls', by J. Poole. ff. 60-123. (3) 'Der Alch... British Library
referencedIn Robert Shelton MacKenzie Collection, 1863, n.d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CII (ff. 816). Jan.-March 1843. (1) 'A Thumping Legacy', by J. M. Morton. ff. 2-32 b. (2) 'The Nautical Tom and Jerry or Life of a True British Sailor', by C. A. Somerset. ff. 33-92. (3) 'Uncle Brayling or the Fishermen... British Library
referencedIn LORDS CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXXIV (ff. 813). July-Oct.1838. (1) 'The M.P. for the Rotten Borough!', by M. Lemon. ff. 2-16 b. (2) 'New Notions', by W. B. Bernard. ff. 17-34 b. (3) 'Tarnation Strange or More Jonathans', by 'W. T. Moncrieff'. ff. 3... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XCIX (ff. 910). April-July 1842 (see also 42962). (1) 'Intimate Friends'. ff. 2-72. (2) 'Jack in the Water or the Ladder of Life', by W. L. Rede, lacking Act 3, Scene 5 and part of Scene 6 (the last page forms 42964, ar... 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. LXXXIII (ff.886). May-July 1838. (1) 'Lynn Wives or the Biter's Bit'. ff.2-22 b. (2) 'The Siege of Lynn'. ff. 23-59. (3) 'Mr Pickwick or the Sayings and Doings of Sam Weller', by F. C. Nantz. ff. 60-94 b. (4) 'Le Diades... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LIV (ff. 791). Aug.-Oct. 1832. (1) 'The Peer and the Peasant', by 'W. T. Moncrieff'. ff. 1-159. (2) 'Cupid', by N. T. H. Bayly. ff. 160-177 b. (3) 'The Water Party', by C. Dance. ff. 178-229. (4) 'Rip Van Winkle! or the... British Library
referencedIn English literature mss., 1801-1850 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn LORD CHAMBELAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. V (ff. 527). Oct.-Dec. 1824. (1) 'A Deed without a Name'. ff. 2-24. (2) 'The Young Widow or a Lesson for Lovers', by J. T. G. Rodwell. ff. 25-50. (3) 'Der Freischutz', by G. Soane. A revised version of Act 3, Scene 1, is... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. VII (ff. 509). April-May 1825. (1) 'Preciosa or the Spanish Gipsy', [by W. Ball or G. Soane]. ff. 2-53. (2) 'Tribulation or Unwelcome Visitors', by J. Poole. ff. 54-93 b. (3) 'Love makes an Irishman or the Double Disgui... 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. LXXXIX (ff. 914). Sept.-Dec. 1839. (1) 'Alive and Merry', by C. Dance. ff. 2-36. (2) 'His Last Legs', by W. B. Bernard. ff. 37-67 b. (3) 'The Fairy Lake or the Magic Veil' ('The Fairy Lake or the Enchanted Veil'), by C.... British Library
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