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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 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. 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. 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
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
creatorOf Play by C. Scott, writer of plays; submitted: 1881Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1881, 1881 British Library
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 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. XCVIII (ff. 773). March-May 1842 (see also 42963). (1) 'The New Footman', by C. Selby. ff. 2-19. (2) 'Robinson Crusoe', by M. Lemon. fr. 20-38. (3) 'Whittington and his Cat' ('Dick Whittington and his Cat'), by M. Lemon... 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
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1880, 1880 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. CXIV (ff. 1043). Sept.-Oct. 1844. (1) 'The Lilly of the Valley or the Dumb Boy of the Mill'. ff. 2-56. (2) 'Mother and Son!'. ff. 57-132. (3) 'Outgeneraled or a Hint to Bachelors' al. 'A Leaf for Bachelors'. ff. 133-149... British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1879, 1879 British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1877Play by V. Bligh, writer of plays; submitted: 1877, 1877 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLA1N'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLVII (ff. 961). April-May 1848. (1) 'The Lambton Worm', by S. Roxby. ff. 2-20b. (2) 'The Venetian Maid or the Dark Deed at the Madonna's Shrine', by F. Neale. ff. 21-95. (3) 'The Scarecrow', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 96... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1526. Correspondence A–G.ff. 214.includes:f. 1 Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer: J. G. Lewis, autograph collector: Letter to J. G. Lewis from Gilbert Abbott A Beckett: 1857: Autogr. f. 2 E. F. V. About, writer of plays: Si... 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. CVII (ff. 997). Dec. 1843. (1) 'Harlequin Tam O' Shanter and his Steed Meg! or the Witches of Alloway Kirk!', by R. N. Lee. ff. 2-30 b. (2) 'Beds for Two', by E. Stirling. ff. 31-45 b. (3) 'The Marriage Certificate', [b... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLIII (ff. 1007). Oct.-Nov. 1847 (see also 43008), except art. 7 (April 1846). (1) 'Morning Calls'. ff. 2-18. (2) 'The Traveller's Room', by E. Fitzball. fF. 19-42b. (3) 'Shooting the Moon', by F. F. Cooper. ff. 43-86.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XC ( ff. 325 ). June 1829-[ 1837 -1838? ].includes:f. 1 John Galt, novelist: Letter to, and business transactions with H. Colburn and R. Bentley: 1830-1831.: Mostly signed.f. 2 John Galt, novelist: Letter to, and agreement with R. Bentley:... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXIX (ff. 994). Oct.-Dec. 1837. (1) 'The Afancesado (sic)' ('The Afrancesado or Secrecy and Truth'), by T. J. Serle. ff. 2-30. (2) 'The Parole of Honor!', by T. J. Serle. ff. 31-82 b. (3) 'The Original', by J. M. Morto... British Library
creatorOf Play by V. Bligh, writer of plays; submitted: 1879Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1879, 1879 British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1878, 1878 British Library
creatorOf Play by K. Hall, writer of plays; submitted: 1879Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1879, 1879 British Library
referencedIn WILLIAM MORRIS PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 288). Miscellaneous correspondence of William Morris, mainly with persons of distinction in the world of literature; 10 Feb. 1860-14 July 1896. The names of the writers of letters will be found in the Index to th... 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. LXXI (ff. 866). Feb.-April 1836 (see also 42940, art. 25). (1) 'Music Mad' ('Widow Wiggins'), by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 15-17 and songs on ff. 10 b, 13 are autograph. ff. 2-I7. (2) Monologue, 'Webster's Wallet of Whims an... 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
creatorOf ‘Oh Gemini, or, The brothers of course’, burlesque in one act by G. Abbott à Beckett and Mark Lemon. Licence sent 8 April 1852 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket 12 April 1852. Signed by Benjamin Webster. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 reco... British Library
creatorOf Play by G. Reed, writer of plays; submitted: 1876Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1876, 1876 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
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
creatorOf Play by G. Reed, writer of plays; submitted: 1875Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1875, 1875 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXIV (ff. 766). Sept.-Dec. 1834. (1) 'My Wife's Bed Room' ('Bed and Board'). ff. 1-15 b. (2) 'The Warden of Galway', by the Rev. E. Groves. ff. 16-85 b. (3) 'The Sylph' ('The Kitchen Sylph'), by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 86-... British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CI (ff. 973). Oct.-Dec. 1842. (1) 'Twankey and Son'. ff. 2-83. (2) 'Anthony and Cleopatra', by C. Selby. ff. 84-109. (3) 'The Belle of the Hotel or American Sketches', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 110 b, 127 are autograph. f... British Library
creatorOf Play by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer; submitted: 1874, 1874 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 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 Vol. XCI ( ff. 300 ). 1 Jan. 1839 -27 Dec. 1843.includes:f. 1 Edmund Carrington, contributor to the magazine 'Bentley's Miscellany': Receipted accompt with R. Bentley: 1839.: Signed.ff. 2, 12 (signed) Arthur Crookshank, alias 'Tristram Merrythou... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXXI (ff. 821). Jan.-April 1838. (1) 'Shocking Events', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 2-19 b. (2) 'The Dancing Barber', by C. Selby. ff. 20-75. (3) 'The Confounded Foreigners', by J. H. Reynolds. ff. 76-106. (4) 'Our Mary An... British Library
creatorOf 'Sardanapalus, or, The fast king of Assyria', burlesque in one act by G. Abbott à Beckett and Mark Lemon. Licence sent 16 July 1853 for performance at the Adelphi 21 July 1853. Request for licence written and signed by Benjamin Webster. Keywords:... British Library
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