Marston, John Westland, dramatic poet

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referencedIn Vol. III. 1860.includes:f. 2 Jane Ferraro, wife of the Marquis de La Marmora: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Alfonso Ferraro, Marquis de La Marmora: Biographical notice of: 1860. ff. 5, 8 M-E-Lamaartine, wife of Alphonse de Lamartine: Lett..., 1860 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Leigh Hunt; 1807-1859. Paper; ff. 411.Charles Ollier, publisher: Letters to Leigh Hunt: 1815-1858, n.d.includes:f. 1 Charles Sneyd Edgeworth: Letter to Leigh Hunt: 1842. ff. 3-356 passim John Forster, biographer: Letters to Leigh H..., 1807-1859 British Library
creatorOf Play by John Westland Marston, dramatic poet; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CLXVI (ff. 897). Oct.-Nov. 1850. (1) 'Born with a Caul', by G. Almar. ff. 2-125. (2) 'The Cousins Cozened', by Mary A. Thompson. ff. 126-138b. (3) 'O'Shauhgan (sic) or the Fatal Secret', by Mary A. Thompson. ff. 139-16... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXI (ff. 953). May-Aug. 1846 (see also 42996, art. 25). (1) 'Stradella', by A. Bunn. ff. 3-37 b. (2) 'The Shipwrecked Mother or the Vow of Silence!' ('Madaline or the Victim of Crime'), by T. Mildenhall, Act 1. ff. 38... British Library
creatorOf 'A life's ransom', drama in five acts. Licence sent 1 March 1857 for performance at the Lyceum 16 February 1857. Cover signed by the lessee, Charles Dillon. Revisions to text added on different types of paper. Published in Lacy's, vol. 54, no. 8... British Library
creatorOf Play by John Westland Marston, dramatic poet; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLII (ff. 1095). Sept.-Oct. 1847. (1) 'The Strange Legacy or the Man with his Three Coats, Black, Brown and Blue', by T. E. Wilks. ff. 2-94. (2) 'The Merchant's Clerk', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 95-129b. (3) 'The Bottle', by ... British Library
creatorOf 'Donna Diana', comedy in three acts by J. W. Marston. Licence sent 28 December 1863 for performance at the Princess's. "Adapted and partly rewritten from the Spanish of Moreto" on front cover, i.e. partly adapted from the opera Donna Diana by Agu... British Library
creatorOf 'The wife's portrait, or, A household picture under two lights', drama in two acts by J. W. Marston. Licence sent 6 March 1862 for performance at the Haymarket. Cuts and stage positions indicated in pencil. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 54, no. 806.f... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III, A-M. 1790-1931.includes:f. 1 Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, Viscount Allenby: Letter to Sir P. C. Mitchell: 1930.f. 2 Henry Edward Armstrong, FRS; chemist: Letter to A. W. Rowe: 1905.ff. 2-165 passim Arthur Walton Rowe, MRCS: Letters to..., 1790-1931 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 306, H-O.includes:ff. 1, 5 Sir Francis Seymour Haden, etcher and surgeon: Letters to C. W. and C. D. Sherbom: 1880, 1902. f. 7 Louis Haghe, lithographer and painter: Letter to W. Jerdan: 1848. f.8 Louis Haghe, lithographer and painter:... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVII (ff. 1072). Sept.-Nov. 1849, except art. 1 (Sept. 1848). (1) 'Leoline', [by T. H. Reynoldson?]. Autograph (?). ff. 2-35. (2) 'Don Giovanni', by T. H. Reynoldson, Act 1 (Act 2 forms 43023, art. 18). Autograph (?). ..., 1848-1849 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 John Westland Marston, dramatic poet; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf ‘Anne Blake’, drama in five acts by J. W. Marston. Printed (C. Marshall, 1852). Licence sent 23 August 1852 for performance at the Princess’s 28 October 1852. Text written in two different hands. Published in Lacy's, vol. 49. Keywords: Wales, W... British Library
creatorOf 'A hard struggle', drama in one act by J. W. Marston. Licence sent 13 January 1858 for performance at the Lyceum, 1 February 1858. Stage directions and speaking cues underlined in red. Two different hands appear throughout the manuscript. Also pu... British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Leigh Hunt; 1807-1859. Paper; ff.451.Charles Ollier, publisher: Letters to Leigh Hunt: 1815-1858, n.d.includes:f. 1 Harriet Martineau: Letter to Leigh Hunt: 1851. ff. 4, 143, 187, 232, 234, 260, 313, 337, 378, 383 George Lillie Cra..., 1807-1859 British Library
creatorOf 'An address by Westland Marston, Esq. To be delivered by Mr Charles Dillon at the Lyceum Theatre before the National Anthem', address. Licence sent January 1858 for performance at the Lyceum 25 January 1858. LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records the stip... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLV (ff. 1061). May-July 1849. (1) 'The Deserter', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph (?). ff. 2-52. (2) 'The Witch Wife, a Tale of Malkin Tower', by H. Spicer. ff. 53-107b. (3) 'Wanted, a Title'. ff. 108-125. (4) 'Mooltan... British Library
creatorOf 'Pure gold', drama in four acts by J. W. Marston. Licence sent 4 November 1863 for performance at Sadler's Wells. MS written in more than one hand. Corrections and additions in ink in second hand. Name of Rob. Edgar, lessee and manager, noted on... British Library
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