King, Thomas, 1730-1805

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Actor-manager of Drury Lane.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Powell, 1800 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488297

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Theatre" [Drury Lane, London], to an unidentified recipient [possibly one of the Sheridans], 1787 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489886

English actor.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : London?, to David Garrick, 1768?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485407

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles Dibdin in Liverpool, 1800 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488280

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to James Aickin, 1799 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488262

Thomas King (1730-1805) was a British actor & dramatist.

From the description of Note by Thomas King to Mr. Peake, 1799. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122560050

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas King to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1799 January 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Junius, 18th cent. Junius letters and William Woodfall letters, [1779]-1802. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ireland, Samuel, d. 1800,. Autograph letters signed from Samuel Ireland to various people [manuscript], 1776-1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed : London, to William Powell, 1800 May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph letter in third person : London?, to David Garrick, 1768?. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Note by Thomas King to Mr. Peake, 1799. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Bertie Greatheed papers, 1785-1819 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Prints Collection TXRC02-A1., 1669-1906 (bulk 1775-1825) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. The school for scandal : manuscript, [1777]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, the Adelphi, to [Thomas] King [manuscript], 1776 June 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Winston, James, 1773-1843,. Collection of papers relating to Thomas King [manuscript], 1759-1806. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Correspondence relating to The flitch of bacon (or The matrimonial relish) [manuscript], ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Part for the role of Falstaff in King Henry IV, part 2 [manuscript], [1792?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Fund for Decayed Actors. Letter : London, to an unidentified recipient at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1805 Mar 9. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph receipt signed from Thomas King to Mr. Westley [manuscript], 1782 January 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas King to "Sir" [manuscript], 1779 July 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Kling, Surry Street, London, to David Garrick [manuscript], [1774 January 23 or February 27] Sunday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Thomas King, Liverpool and London, to various people [manuscript], 1767-1801. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas King, Sadlers Wells, to David Garrick, Esqr. [manuscript], [ca. 1775] Monday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835,. Vortigern and Rowena [manuscript], ca. 1796. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Greatheed, Bertie, 1759-1826. Bertie Greatheed papers, 1785-1819. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Pope, Jane, 1742-1818,. Copies of letters to Jane Pope from various people, 1769-1808, in the hand of James Winston [manuscript], ca. 1840. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Wit's last stake [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas King to Samuel Ireland [manuscript], 1778. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter initialled (draft) from David Garrick, Hampton, to [King] [manuscript], 1777 July 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed : "Theatre" [Drury Lane, London], to an unidentified recipient [possibly one of the Sheridans], 1787 Sept. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed : London, to James Aickin, 1799 Oct. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Prints Collection, 1669-1906 (bulk 1775-1825). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf King, Thomas, 1730-1805. Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles Dibdin in Liverpool, 1800 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Fund for Decayed Actors. Letter : London, to an unidentified recipient at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1805 Mar 9. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Asperne, James,. Copies of letters to James Asperne from various correspondents [manuscript], 1804-1806. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Selby, Charles, 1802?-1863. Linco's travels [manuscript] : a song / by Charles Selby. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick to Mr. King [manuscript], [1772 November 13], Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Greatheed, Bertie, 1759-1826. Bertie Greatheed papers, 1785-1819. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatrical Fund. Authority and requisition to James Clutterbuck of Lucknam House, Colerne, Wiltshire [manuscript], 1774 August 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Part of Mr. James Quins for the role of Falstaff in King Henry IV [manuscript], [1792 August?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cobb, James, 1756-1818. The hurly burly, or, The fairy of the well [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Junius, 18th cent. Junius letters and William Woodfall letters, [1779]-1802. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Aickin, James, d. 1803, person
associatedWith Asperne, James, person
correspondedWith Austin, Joseph, 1735-1821 person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Clinch, Lawrence, d. 1812 person
associatedWith Cobb, James, 1756-1818. person
associatedWith Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883. person
associatedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899. person
associatedWith Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814, person
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatrical Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Fund for Decayed Actors. corporateBody
associatedWith Fund for Decayed Actors. corporateBody
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779, person
associatedWith Greatheed, Bertie, 1759-1826. person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ireland, Samuel, d. 1800 person
associatedWith Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835, person
associatedWith Junius, 18th cent. person
correspondedWith Miles, William Augustus. person
correspondedWith Miles, William Augustus, 1753?-1817 person
associatedWith Munden, Joseph Shepherd, 1758-1832 person
associatedWith Parsons, William, 1736-1795 person
correspondedWith Peake, Richard person
correspondedWith Pope, Jane, 1742-1818, person
associatedWith Powell, William, person
associatedWith Regnard, Jean François, 1655-1709. person
associatedWith Sadler's Wells Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Selby, Charles, 1802?-1863. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. person
associatedWith Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831 person
associatedWith Westley, Mr., fl. 1782. person
correspondedWith Wilkinson, Tate, 1730-1803 person
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Dogberry (Fictitious character)--Manuscripts
Gravediggers (Fictitious characters : Shakespeare)--Manuscripts
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Birth 1730

Death 1805

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