Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x000197

Charles Macklin, born in Ireland, became a famous actor-manager and playwright based in London at Drury Lane, Haymarket, and Covent Garden. He was especially famed for comedy; Shylock was considered his best role. He carried on a vigorous feud with David Garrick.

From the description of Charles Macklin collection, 1743-1793. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48386594

Irish actor.

From the description of Portion of an autograph letter in third person [a draft?] : [n.p.], to Mr. Berkeley, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609504

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to George Colman, 1774 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606404

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], an an unidentified recipient, 1775 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606659

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Autograph transcript in the hand of Charles Macklin of the part for the role of Touchstone in As you like it [manuscript], ca. 1731 Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Autograph letter signed : London, to George Colman, 1774 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter signed by Charles Macklin, Birmingham, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1775 July 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Woollett, Sidney,. Autograph letter signed from Sidney Woollett, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1879 December 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Betty Wharton collection of theatrical autographs, 1707-1869. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Macklin to his wife, Bess [manuscript], [17]85 July 15. 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.
referencedIn Victor, Benjamin, d. 1778,. Autograph letters signed from Benjamin Victor, Dublin and London, to various people [manuscript], 1759-1774. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Harris, Thomas, d. 1820,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Harris to Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1786 December 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library.
referencedIn Winter, Dr. The works of the learned [manuscript] : collected by sundry idle people, and preserved on account of their real or supposed scarceness wit ... or some reason or other ... 1767, ca. 1767-1776. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Griffin, William, d. 1803,. Autograph letters signed from William Griffin to Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1766 May-June. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Barry, Spranger, 1719-1777,. Autograph letters signed from Spranger Barry to David Garrick and Charles Macklin [manuscript], ca. 1757-ca. 1770. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dawson, William, d. 1796,. Autograph letters signed from William Dawson, Dublin, to Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1771-[1773]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Maria, ca. 1733-1781,. Autograph letters signed from Maria Macklin, London, to her father, Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1772 April - December. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kelfe, H., b. 1743,. Autograph letter signed from H. Kelfe, Montpellier, to Charles Macklin, London [manuscript], 1769 May 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter from Charles Macklin to Sir John Delaval [manuscript], 18th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ross, David, 1728-1790,. Autograph letter signed from David Ross, York St., to Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1770 August 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Mr. Macklin's farewell [manuscript], [1753]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Charles Macklin collection, 1743-1793. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Kelfe, H., b. 1743,. Autograph letter signed from H. Kelfe, Turin, to Charles Macklin, London [manuscript], 1769 October 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Collection of eighteenth-century dramatic pieces [manuscript], ca. 1790. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter signed (copy) from Charles Macklin, London, to George Colman [manuscript], 1774 March 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letters signed from Charles Macklin to various recipients [manuscript], 1767-1788. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812,. Autograph letter signed from Edmond Malone to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1810 August 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Autograph papers of Charles Macklin [manuscript], [1754?]-1787. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Portion of an autograph letter in third person [a draft?] : [n.p.], to Mr. Berkeley, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Character of David Garrick, Esqr. [manuscript], [18th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Italian theater prints, circa 1550-1983 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. The man of the world [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. The school for husbands [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Kelfe, H., b. 1743,. Autograph letter from H. Kelfe, à Bourdeaux, to Charles Macklin, London, 1769 June 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Mortimer, John Mushet, fl. 1814,. Autograph letter signed from John Mushet Mortimer, Cavendish Sq., [London], to Samuel Whitbread, Esq. [manuscript], 1814 January 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Maywood, Robert Campbell, d. 1856,. Autograph letter signed from Rob. Campbell Maywood, Philadelphia, to Benjamin Webster, London [manuscript], 1838 October 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Felton, Samuel. Manuscript copies of extracts concerning Shakespeare [manuscript], ca. 1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn William Archer Collection, 1868-1990 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. The true-born Irishman [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], an an unidentified recipient, 1775 Dec. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Saint-Foix, M. de (Germain-François Poullain), 1698-1776,. Autograph letter signed from M. de Saint Foix to unidentified recipient, 18th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Autograph manuscript of The true-born Scotchman by Charles Macklin [manuscript], ca. 1764. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. The alternative, tyranny or liberty [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Bland, John, fl. 1774,. Autograph letter signed from John Bland, Edinburgh, to Charles Macklin [manuscript], [1774] January 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Macklin to [Frank Delaval] [manuscript], [1760? end of December]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Macklin, Canterbury, to Bess Macklin, Covent Garden [manuscript], 1780 April 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Commonplace book [manuscript], 1778-1790. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. Covent Garden Theatre, or, Pasquin turn'd Drawcansir [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Covent garden riot [manuscript], [1773] November 18th. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. A will and no will, or, A bone for the lawyers [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. The new play criticiz'd, or, The plague of envy [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Digges, West, 1720?-1786,. Autograph letter signed from West Digges, Edinburgh, Scotland, to Charles Macklin [manuscript], 1774 January 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Archer, William., 1856-1924 person
associatedWith Austin, Joseph, person
correspondedWith Barry, Spranger, 1719-1777, person
associatedWith Berkeley, Mr, person
correspondedWith Bland, John, fl. 1774, person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
correspondedWith Colman, George, 1732-1794 person
associatedWith Covent Garden Theatre corporateBody
correspondedWith Dawson, William, d. 1796, person
correspondedWith Delaval, Francis Blake, Sir, 1727-1771 person
correspondedWith Delaval, John Hussey Delaval, Baron, 1728-1808 person
correspondedWith Digges, West, 1720?-1786, person
associatedWith Farley, Charles, 1771-1859. person
associatedWith Field person
correspondedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779 person
correspondedWith Griffin, William, d. 1803, person
correspondedWith Harris, Thomas, d. 1820, person
associatedWith Hawkins, Frederick William, 1849-1900 person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Ireland. High Court of Chancery corporateBody
correspondedWith Kelfe, H., b. 1743, person
correspondedWith Macklin, Elizabeth, d. 1806 person
correspondedWith Macklin, Maria, ca. 1733-1781 person
associatedWith Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812, person
correspondedWith Mattocks, George, 1734 or 5-1804 person
associatedWith Maywood, Robert Campbell, d. 1856, person
associatedWith Meadows, Drinkwater, 1799-1869. person
associatedWith Mortimer, John Mushet, fl. 1814, person
associatedWith Owenson, Robert Nugent, 1744-1812 person
correspondedWith Peirce, John, 18th cent. person
associatedWith Perry, James, 1756-1821 person
associatedWith Perry, S. (Sampson), 1747-1823 person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, person
associatedWith Reed, Isaac, 1742-1807 person
correspondedWith Ross, David, 1728-1790, person
associatedWith Saint-Foix, M. de (Germain-François Poullain), 1698-1776, person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
correspondedWith Victor, Benjamin, d. 1778, person
associatedWith Warbeck, Perkin, 1474-1499 person
associatedWith Wharton, Betty, collector. person
correspondedWith Wilkinson, Tate, 1739-1803 person
correspondedWith Winbolt, John Hill, 1750 or 1-1790 person
associatedWith Woollett, Sidney, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England
Ireland--Dublin
Ireland--Dublin
Great Britain
Great Britain
Subject
Theater--18th century
Theater--18th century--Manuscripts
Theatrical managers
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1690-09-26

Death 1797-07-11

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

English

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