Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831

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Elliston was an English actor and theatrical manager, as well as lessee of the Surrey Theatre, London, beginning in 1809. He later served as manager of the Drury Lane Theatre.

From the description of Papers, 1792-1826 (inclusive), 1812-1820 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392295

English actor.

From the description of Autograph letter not signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, [ca. 1803-04?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614143

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Bath], to George Colman, 1802 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614127

From the description of Copy of verses, intended to be spoken by Mr. Elliston at the Benefit Night for the British prisoners in France : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614187

From the description of Autograph letter signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, 1802 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614137

From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Liverpool, to his wife, 1816 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614130

From the description of Autograph letters signed (23) : Hull, London, etc., to William Elliston, his uncle, 1793 Feb. 2-1804 Dec. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614151

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Kemble, 1823 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614157

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to James Smith, 1823 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614161

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stratford Place [London], to Thomas Sheridan, 1809 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614177

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to his wife, 1816 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614133

From the description of Autograph copy signed, of a letter written by Mr. West to Mr. Munden : [London], to S.T. Russell, 1820 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614174

From the description of Letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Thorburn in Edinburgh, 1827 Dec. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614165

From the description of Document signed : [Birmingham?], 1813 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614188

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to C.W. Ward, and the "Select Committee", 1819 Jun. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614170

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to John Brook, 1814 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614154

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to his wife, 1814 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614146

From the description of Autograph document signed : [London], 1809 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614182

Celebrated English actor, theater manager, and comedian.

From the description of Robert William Elliston letter to Charles Mathews, 1823 August 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 643245484

Robert William Elliston was an English actor and theatre manager. In 1819 the Drury Lane Theatre and all its accompanying rights were leased to Robert Elliston. He went bankrupt and was unable to renew his lease in 1826.

From the description of R.W. Elliston letter to Mrs. Davison and agreement with Elizabeth Edwards, 1822. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 317036237

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creatorOf Elliston, Robert William. Papers, 1815. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1820. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Kean, Mary, 1779-1849,. Autograph letters signed from Mary (Chambers) Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1814-1842. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dance, Henry, fl. 1820,. Autograph letters signed from Henry Dance to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, edited by "Boz, " extra-illustrated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Autograph letters signed from R.W. Elliston to various people [manuscript], 1807-1829. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : Surrey, to Charles Lamb, 1829 Mar. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Catalani, Angelica, 1780-1849. Signature : [London, n.d.], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grove, D., fl. 1814. Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to Robert William Elliston, 1814 Oct. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873,. Autograph letters signed from William Charles Macready to various recipients [manuscript], 1817-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Allan, Edward T., fl. 1825,. Autograph letter signed from Edward Allan, King's Theatre, London, to R[obert] W. Elliston [manuscript], 1825 March 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph copy signed, of a letter written by Mr. West to Mr. Munden : [London], to S.T. Russell, 1820 Mar. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rundell, F. W., fl. 1810,. Autograph letter signed to F.W. Rundell, Newington Butts, from Abrm. [H?]ickman, London [manuscript], 1810 April 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Edmund Kean correspondence, 1826-1828 (bulk), 1791-1836 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Junius Brutus Booth to various people [manuscript], 1815-1851. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Kemble, 1823 May 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Carey, P., Mrs., fl. 1820,. Receipt from P. Carey to R.W. Elliston, Drury Lane Theatre [manuscript], 1820 July 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Poole, John, 1786?-1872,. Autograph letters signed from John Poole, Paris and London, to various recipients [manuscript], 1820-1830s. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Grove, D., fl. 1814. Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to Robert William Elliston, 1814 Oct. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Martyn, Thomas, 1735-1825. Autograph letter signed : Tide Lodge, to R.W. Elliston, 1807 Feb. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Salter, J.,. Autograph letter signed from J. Salter, Gray's Inn Sq., London, to Robert W. Elliston [manuscript], 18th or 19th century Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bellamy, Thomas Ludford, 1771-1843,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Ludford Bellamy to various recipients [manuscript], 1803-ca. 1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph document signed : [London], 1809 Nov. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bing, S. J., fl. 1822-1824,. Autograph letters signed from S.J. Bing to various people [manuscript], 1822-1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, Edmund, fl. 1797. Autograph letter signed : Gainsbro', to his nephew, Robert William Elliston, 1797 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Green, J., fl. 1818,. Autograph letter signed from J. Green, Soho Square, to Robert William Elliston [manuscript], 1818 July 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Martyn, Thomas, 1735-1825. Autograph letter signed : Frith St., London, to R.W. Elliston, the actor, 1796 Feb. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Keeley, Robert, 1793-1869,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Keeley, London, to R.W. Elliston, Leamington Spa [manuscript], 1817 April 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Simpson Cooke to J. Winston [manuscript], 1819-1830. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Autograph letter signed from R.W. Elliston, Stratford Place, to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], 1810 May 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Frances Maria Kelly, 1800-1883, bulk dates: 1816-1849 The Huntington Library
referencedIn Drury Lane Theatre. Memorandum of an agreement between R. W. Elliston and Andrew Ducrow [manuscript], 1824 July 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Martyn, Thomas, 1735-1825. Autograph letter signed : Frith St., London, to R.W. Elliston, 1798 Mar. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Willmott, John, 19th cent. Autograph letters signed from John Willmott, Greenwich, to R.W. Elliston, Drury Lane [manuscript], 1820-1822. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Rundall, William, fl. 1801. Autograph letter signed : [postmarked: London], to Robert William Elliston, [1801]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836,. Autograph letter signed from Sir Francis Freeling to [Robert William Elliston] [manuscript], 1821 March 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Robins, George Henry, 1778-1847. Letter written for him by H. Adams : "Covent Garden," to Mr. Winston, 1831 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1805-1844. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cruse, Margaret, 19th cent. Autograph letters signed from Margaret (Johnson) Cruse to various people [manuscript], 1814-1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Abbott, William, 1789-1843. ALS, 1823 June 19, Theatre Royal, to R. W. Elliston. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835,. Autograph letter signed from C. Mathews, Kentish Town, to William Macready, Theatre Royal, Waterford [manuscript], 1824 August 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Harlowe, Sarah, 1765-1852. Signature on receipt : [London], to R.W. Elliston, 1820 July 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Love, Anne Mandeville, fl. 1819,. Autograph letter signed from Anne Mandeville Love to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1819 December 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Crook, Robert, fl. 1822,. Autograph letter from Robert Crook to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1822 September 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dowton, William, 1764-1851. The Invitation : autograph poem : to R.W. Elliston, the actor, 1805 Nov. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Holland, Henry Richard Vassall, Baron, 1773-1840. Autograph letters signed and unsigned (2) : [London, to Robert William Elliston], [1812]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, 1802 Nov. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Horn, Charles Edward, 1786-1849. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London?] Dec. 21 1824, to an unidentified recipient, 1824 Dec. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. Papers, 1804-1916. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Haywood, Mr., fl. 1820,. Autograph letter to Mr. Haywood from unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ashley, John, fl. 1815,. Autograph letter signed from John Ashley to Robert William Elliston [manuscript], 1815 April 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Autograph letter signed, dated : Southampton, 21 September 1824, to R[obert] W[illiam] Elliston, 1824 Sept. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Chamberlain, B. S., fl. 1817. Check made out to R.W. Elliston and signed by him [manuscript], 1817 December 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Wharton, Betty,. Betty Wharton collection of theatrical autographs, 1707-1869. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letters signed (23) : Hull, London, etc., to William Elliston, his uncle, 1793 Feb. 2-1804 Dec. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852,. Autograph letter signed from Junius Brutus Booth, London, to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1817 April 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. London theatre correspondence, 1813-1825. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed with initials : Liverpool, to his wife, 1816 May 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library.
referencedIn Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852,. Autograph letters signed from Junius Brutus Booth to various people [manuscript], 1816?-1817. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to his wife, 1816 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Autograph letters to R.W. Elliston from various correspondents [manuscript], ca. 1815-1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Keeley, Robert, 1793-1869,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Keeley, London, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1831 September 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Playbills and a note on Madame Bellgar [manuscript], 1818. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Salmon, Eliza, 1787-1849,. Autograph letter signed from Eliza Salmon, London, to [R.W.] Elliston [manuscript], 18th or 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Martyn, Martha Thomas (Elliston), d. 1829. Autograph letter signed : to her nephew R. W. Elliston (?), 1809 Apr. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860,. Autograph letters signed from Alfred Bunn to various recipients [manuscript], 1819-1835. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Penley, William, 1773-1838,. Autograph letter signed from William Penley, Theatre Leamington Spa, to B.P. Bellamy [manuscript], 1821 October 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1812-1833? Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Amherst, Elizabeth, 1739 or 40-1830,. Autograph letter from Baroness Elizabeth (Cary) Pitt Amherst to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [18th or 19th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Letter : to R.W. Elliston or any of the managers, [Royal Theatre Drury Lane], [not after 1833] Nov. 23. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Simpson, Edmund Shaw, 1784-1848. Diary of Edmund Shaw Simpson [manuscript], 1818. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Major, Joseph. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 30 January [n.y., 1821 or 1827], to Mr. [R. W.] Elliston, [n.y. 1821 or 1827 Jan. 30]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Crisp, George, of the Chester stage, fl. 1811-1820,. Autograph letters signed from George Crisp to various people [manuscript], 1811-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Donaldson, W. (Walter), 1793?-1877,. Autograph letter signed from Walter Alexander Donaldson, Clapham Junction, London, to [Charles H. Stephenson] [manuscript], 1872 November 22. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Braham, John, 1774-1856. Autograph note signed, dated : [London], 18 December 1819, 1819 Dec. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bellamy, Thomas, 1770-1843. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], to Mr. Kenith, 1829 Dec. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [London], to his wife, 1814 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Colman, George, 1762-1836. Letter by George Colman to Robert William Elliston, 1802. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter not signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, [ca. 1803-04?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Barnes, John, 1761-1841,. Autograph letter signed from John Barnes, London, to Robert William Elliston, Theatre Royal Drury Lane [manuscript], 1822 May 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn St. Aubyn, James, b. 1793. Journal of James St. Aubyn, 1819-1859. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Pry, Paul, 1786?-1872. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to R.W. Elliston, [1822] Nov. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Papers, 1792-1826 (inclusive), 1812-1820 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Kelly, Frances Maria, 1790-1882. Letter from Frances Maria Kelly to Robert William Elliston, 1822. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Robert William Elliston letter to Charles Mathews, 1823 August 10. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Autograph letter signed from R.W. Elliston to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1827 December 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. R.W. Elliston letter to Mrs. Davison and agreement with Elizabeth Edwards, 1822. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Love, Emma Sarah, b. 1801,. Autograph letter signed from Emma Sarah Love Calcraft to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1818 December 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Crooke, Edward, 19th cent. Autograph letters signed from Edward Crook to various recipients [manuscript], ca. 1816-1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Presbury, Ann, fl. 1797-1807,. Autograph letter signed from Ann Johnstone Presbury to R[obert W.] Elliston or Mr. Winston [manuscript], 18th or 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862,. Autograph letters signed from James Sheridan Knowles to various people [manuscript], 1825-1836. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, William, 1732-1807. Autograph letters signed (12) : London and Cambridge, to his nephew, Robert William Elliston, the actor, 1796 Jun. 14-1804 Jun. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Papers on the East London Theatre [manuscript], 1826-1827. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Reynolds, Frederick, 1764-1841,. Autograph letter signed from F. Reynolds to W. Macready, Esq., Newcastle upon Tyne [manuscript], 1824 March 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Weston, Ferdinand Fullerton. Three plays, [ca. 1800-1830]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879,. Autograph letters signed from J.B. Buckstone, Theatre Royal Haymarket, to various recipients [manuscript], 1831?-1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Meadows, Drinkwater, 1799-1869,. Autograph letter signed from Drinkwater Meadows, Theatre Kendal, to R.W. Elliston, London [manuscript], 1817 March 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smith, George, fl. 1822,. Autograph letter signed from George Smith, Birmingham, to James Winston, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane [manuscript], 1822 June 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Betty Wharton collection of theatrical autographs, 1707-1869. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Thorburn in Edinburgh, 1827 Dec. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Drury Lane Theatre. Articles of agreement between R. W. Elliston and Isaac Nathan and William Henry Scraggs [manuscript], 1823 August 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Conway, William C., fl. 1819,. Autograph letter initialled from William C. Conway to [Robert William] Elliston [manuscript], 1819 September 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dimond, William, fl. 1800-1830. Autograph letter signed with initials : Clifton, to Robert William Elliston, [postmark 1820 May 12] "Thursday." Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882. Letter : London, to Winston, London, [1844?] Oct. 23. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Grove, D., fl. 1814. Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to Robert William Elliston, 1814 Oct. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatre. Agreement between R.W. Elliston, manager of Drury Lane Theatre, and John and Emma Willmott of Drury Lane, St. Martins-in-the-fields [manuscript], 1822 June 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Mude, Francis S., 18th/19th cent.,. Autograph letter from Francis S. Mude, London, to James Winston [manuscript], 18th or 19th century Thursday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Colman, George, 1762-1836. George Colman, the Younger, correspondence, 1815-1829. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Surrey Theatre. Inventory of the ladies and gentlemens wardrobes, of dresses, scenery ... the property of Temple West Esq at the Surry [sic] Theatre valued to Mr. C.R. Elliston, compiled by [J. Winston] [manuscript], 1827 May 28-31. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Cooke to various recipients [manuscript], ca. 1820-1845. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ducrow, H., fl. 1825,. Autograph letter signed from H. Ducrow to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1825 September 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Papers of R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1816-1826. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. Office copy of declaration in Kean v. Elliston [manuscript], ca. 1826 January. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatre. Agreements between R.W. Elliston, manager of Drury Lane, and Edmund Kean of Piccadilly [manuscript], 1824-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Horn, Charles Edward, 1786-1849. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London] June 28 1823, to an unidentified recipient, 1823 June 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : Stratford Place [London], to Thomas Sheridan, 1809 Sept. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [Bath], to George Colman, 1802 Nov. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatre. Articles of agreement between R. W. Elliston and George Charles Carr, of Sydney St., parish of St. Pancras [manuscript], 1822 June 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf MacAlphine,. Autograph letter signed from MacAlphine, London, to Robert Elliston [manuscript], 18th or 19th century Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. Declaration in Kean v. Elliston of the Court of King's Bench, Great Britain [manuscript], ca. 1826 January. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Pry, Paul, 1786?-1872. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to R.W. Elliston, [postmarked 1822 Dec. 9]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Barnard, James. James Barnard letters, 1819-1826. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Winston, James, 1773-1843,. Autograph letters to James Winston from various correspondents [manuscript], ca. 1806-1819. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Letter from R.W. Elliston to Thomas Charles Wageman [manuscript], 1827 October 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bayley, R., fl. 1818-1820,. Autograph letters signed from R. Bayley to various recipients [manuscript], 1818-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Braham, John, 1774-1856. Autograph note signed, dated : [n.p., London?], 14 December 1819, 1819 Dec. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Twiss, Frances (Kemble), Mrs. Autograph letter in third person : Lincolns Inn Fields, to R.W. Elliston, the actor, Sunday. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824,. Autograph letter signed from C.R. Maturin, Dublin, to R.W. Elliston, London [manuscript], 1822 August 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862,. Autograph letters signed from J.S. Knowles to W.C. Macready [manuscript], 1823-1830. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ward, Charles William, 18th/19th cent. Autograph letter signed from C.W. Ward, secretary of Drury Lane Theater, to T. L. Bellamy [manuscript], 1817 May 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ambrose, S. Bertie, fl. 1823,. Autograph letter signed from S. Bertie Ambrose, [London], to [Robert W.] Elliston [manuscript], 1823 October 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cole, John William, d. 1870,. Autograph letter signed from John William Calcraft to R.W. Elliston [manuscript], 1826 January 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Kean to various people [manuscript], 1815-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bedford, Paul John, 1794?-1871,. Autograph letters signed from Paul John Bedford to various recipients [manuscript], 1819-1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clark, John Heaviside, 1770-1863. Letter : to Robert William Elliston, 1820 Jan. 18. Cornell University Library
referencedIn East Hampton Free Library. Home Sweet Home collection, 1809-1883. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Colman, George, 1762-1836. Autograph letter signed : Brighton, to R.W. Elliston, 1822 Sept. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Collins, Anna, fl. 1797. Autograph letter signed : Ashley Grove, to [R.W.?] Elliston, 1797 Aug. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Copy of verses, intended to be spoken by Mr. Elliston at the Benefit Night for the British prisoners in France : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn On seeing Mr. Ellistons performance in the new comedy [manuscript], 1808 April 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bass, F. T.,. Autograph letters signed from F.T. Bass to various people [manuscript], 1819-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [London], to C.W. Ward, and the "Select Committee", 1819 Jun. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Garrick, Christopher Philip, 1784-1847,. Autograph letter signed from Christopher Philip Garrick, London, to W.R. Elliston, Esqr., at Drury Lane Theatre [manuscript], 1822 October 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ducrow, Andrew, 1793-1842,. Autograph letter signed from Andrew Ducrow to J. Winston [manuscript], 1825 July 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [London], to James Smith, 1823 Oct. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawler, Dennis. Autograph signature to a memorandum of agreement with R.W. Elliston, the actor, 1809 Nov. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936. Papers, 1773-1935, (bulk 1890-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bew, Charles, 18th/19th cent.,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Charles Bew, Brighton and elsewhere, to various people [manuscript], 1822-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831,. Autograph letters to Robert William Elliston from various correspondents [manuscript], 1814-1821. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Autograph letter signed : [London], to John Brook, 1814 Apr. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Collection of miscellaneous records, notes and newspaper cuttings on Drury Lane Theatre [manuscript], ca. 1660-ca. 1830. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf R. B.,. Autograph letter initialled from R.B. to R.W. Elliston, Drury Lane [manuscript], 1825 July 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Griswold, Daniel Paine,. Griswold collection of theatrical letters, 1787-1909 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Drury Lane Theatre. Article of agreement between R. W. Elliston and Isaac Nathan and Elizabeth Blake [manuscript], 1823 August 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Beaumont, Margaret, 1756-1829,. Autograph letter signed from Margaret Beaumont, Perth, to James Winston, Drury Lane Theatre [manuscript], 1819 August 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Keeley, Robert, 1793-1869,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Keeley, Leicester, to [T.?]A. [S?]atham, London [manuscript], 1817 November 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Harry Bache Smith Papers TXRC92-A42., 1773-1935 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831. Document signed : [Birmingham?], 1813 Mar. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sigel, Mr., fl. 1824,. Autograph letter from Mr. Sigel, London, to Mr. Elliston [manuscript], 1824 July 27 Tuesday morning. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bass, F. T.,. Autograph letters signed from F.T. Bass to various people [manuscript], 1819-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Colman, George, 1762-1836,. Letters from George Colman to various recipients [manuscript], 1796-1830, 1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Austin, Elizabeth, fl. 1820,. Autograph letter from [Elizabeth?] Austin, [London], to [Robert W.] Elliston [manuscript], 1820 June 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Abbott, William, 1789-1843. person
correspondedWith Allan, Edward T., fl. 1825, person
correspondedWith Ambrose, S. Bertie, fl. 1823, person
associatedWith Amherst, Elizabeth, 1739 or 40-1830, person
associatedWith Appleton, William Worthen person
correspondedWith Ashley, John, fl. 1815, person
correspondedWith Austin, Elizabeth, fl. 1820, person
correspondedWith Barlow, R., fl. 1814-1821 person
associatedWith Barnard, James. person
correspondedWith Barnes, John, 1761-1841, person
correspondedWith Bass, F. T., person
correspondedWith Bayley, R., fl. 1818-1820, person
correspondedWith Beaumont, Margaret, 1756-1829, person
correspondedWith Bedford, Paul John, 1794?-1871, person
correspondedWith Bellamy, Thomas Ludford, 1771-1843, person
associatedWith Benwell, James, fl. 1818. person
correspondedWith Bew, Charles, 18th/19th cent., person
correspondedWith Bing, S. J., fl. 1822-1824, person
associatedWith Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. person
associatedWith Blesselt, Mr., fl. 1802. person
correspondedWith Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852, person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Braham, John, 1774-1856. person
associatedWith Brook, John, person
correspondedWith Brunton, John, 1775-1849 person
associatedWith Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879, person
correspondedWith Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860, person
associatedWith Cahoon, Herbert, 1918- person
associatedWith Carey, P., Mrs., fl. 1820, person
correspondedWith Carr, George Charles person
associatedWith Catalani, Angelica, 1780-1849. person
associatedWith Chamberlain, B. S., fl. 1817. person
associatedWith Clark, John Heaviside, 1770-1863. person
correspondedWith Cole, John William, d. 1870, person
associatedWith Collins, Anna, fl. 1797. person
associatedWith Colman, George, 1732-1794, person
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836, person
correspondedWith Colnaghi, Paul, 1751-1833 person
correspondedWith Conway, William C., fl. 1819, person
correspondedWith Cooke, T. P. (Thomas Potter), 1786-1864 person
correspondedWith Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848, person
associatedWith Cooper, J. (John), 1793-1870 person
correspondedWith Cooper, John, 1793-1870 person
correspondedWith Crisp, George, of the Chester stage, fl. 1811-1820, person
correspondedWith Crooke, Edward, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Crook, Robert, fl. 1822, person
correspondedWith Cruse, Margaret, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Cubitt, Marie Caroline, b. 1800 person
correspondedWith Dance, Henry, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Dance, Henry, fl. 1820, person
correspondedWith Davidge, George B., 1793-1842 person
associatedWith Davison, Maria Rebecca, d. 1858. person
associatedWith DeVille, J., 19th cent. person
associatedWith Dimond, William, fl. 1800-1830. person
associatedWith Diogenes Laertius person
associatedWith Donaldson, W. (Walter), 1793?-1877, person
associatedWith Dowton, William, 1764-1851. person
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Ducrow, Andrew, 1793-1842, person
correspondedWith Ducrow, H., fl. 1825, person
associatedWith East Hampton Free Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Edwards, Elizabeth, fl. 1822. person
correspondedWith Elliott, W., fl. 1814-1821 person
associatedWith Elliston, Edmund, fl. 1797. person
associatedWith Elliston, Elizabeth (Rundall), 1775-1821, person
associatedWith Elliston, William, 1732-1807, person
correspondedWith Enfield, Catharine C., fl. 1823 person
correspondedWith Faulkner, Mr., fl. 1820 person
correspondedWith Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836, person
correspondedWith Garrick, Christopher Philip, 1784-1847, person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779 person
correspondedWith Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822 person
associatedWith Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. corporateBody
correspondedWith Green, J., fl. 1818, person
associatedWith Grimaldi, Joseph, 1779-1837 person
associatedWith Griswold, Daniel Paine, person
associatedWith Grove, D., fl. 1814. person
correspondedWith Halford, Sophia person
correspondedWith Hall, R. W., fl. 1814-1821 person
associatedWith Harlowe, Sarah, 1765-1852. person
correspondedWith Hawkins, Frederick William, 1849-1900 person
associatedWith Haywood, Mr., fl. 1820, person
correspondedWith Holcroft, Fanny, d. 1844 person
associatedWith Holland, Henry Richard Vassall, Baron, 1773-1840. person
associatedWith Horn, Charles Edward, 1786-1849. person
correspondedWith Iddino, John James, fl. 1814-1821 person
associatedWith Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845 person
correspondedWith Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833, person
correspondedWith Kean, Mary, 1779-1849, person
associatedWith Keeley, Robert, 1793-1869, person
associatedWith Kelly, Frances Maria, 1790-1882. person
correspondedWith Kelly, Frances Maria, 1800-1883 person
associatedWith Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854, person
correspondedWith Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862, person
associatedWith Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834, person
associatedWith Lawler, Dennis. person
correspondedWith Love, Anne Mandeville, fl. 1819, person
correspondedWith Loveday, W., fl. 1814-1821 person
correspondedWith Love, Emma Sarah, b. 1801, person
associatedWith Lyceum Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
correspondedWith MacAlphine, person
correspondedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873, person
associatedWith Major, Joseph. person
associatedWith Martyn, Martha Thomas (Elliston), d. 1829. person
associatedWith Martyn, Thomas, 1735-1825. person
associatedWith Mathews, Charles. person
associatedWith Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835, person
correspondedWith Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824, person
correspondedWith Meadows, Drinkwater, 1799-1869, person
correspondedWith Middlecoat, William, fl. 1814-1821 person
correspondedWith Minton, John, b. 1780 person
associatedWith Moncrieff, W. T. (William Thomas), 1794-1857, person
correspondedWith Monthly Mirror corporateBody
associatedWith Mude, Francis S., 18th/19th cent., person
associatedWith Munden, Joseph Shepherd, 1758-1832, person
associatedWith Nunn, Elizabeth, person
associatedWith Nunn, Henry, person
associatedWith Olympic Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. person
associatedWith Penley, William, 1773-1838, person
correspondedWith Poole, John, 1786?-1872, person
associatedWith Portsmouth Theatre (Portsmouth, England) corporateBody
correspondedWith Presbury, Ann, fl. 1797-1807, person
associatedWith Pry, Paul, 1786?-1872. person
correspondedWith R. B., person
associatedWith Reynolds, Frederick, 1764-1841, person
associatedWith Robins, George Henry, 1778-1847. person
associatedWith Rundall, William, fl. 1801. person
associatedWith Rundell, F. W., fl. 1810, person
associatedWith Russell, Samuel Thomas, ca. 1770-1845, person
correspondedWith Salmon, Eliza, 1787-1849, person
correspondedWith Salter, J., person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Sheridan, Thomas, 1719-1788, person
correspondedWith Sigel, Mr., fl. 1824, person
associatedWith Simpson, Edmund Shaw, 1784-1848. person
associatedWith Smith, George, fl. 1822, person
associatedWith Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 person
associatedWith Smith, James, 1775-1839, person
associatedWith St. Aubyn, James, b. 1793. person
associatedWith Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882. person
associatedWith Surrey Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Royal (Birmingham, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Thorburn, Mr, person
associatedWith Twiss, Frances (Kemble), Mrs. person
correspondedWith Wageman, Thomas Charles, ca. 1787-1863 person
correspondedWith Ward, Charles William, 18th/19th cent. person
associatedWith Ward, C. W., person
correspondedWith Watson, J., fl. 1814-1821 person
associatedWith Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882. person
associatedWith West, William, 1796-1888, person
associatedWith Wharton, Betty, person
associatedWith Wharton, Betty, collector. person
correspondedWith Wigan, Leonora, 1805-1884 person
correspondedWith Williams, Wm., 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Willmott, John, 19th cent. person
associatedWith Winston, James, 1773-1843, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England
England--London
England
Subject
Actors--19th century--Employment
Actors--19th century--Correspondence
Theater management
Occupation
Theatrical managers
Function

Person

Birth 1774-04-07

Death 1831-07-07

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