Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, London, to the Rev. Dr. Hoadly, St. Marie's, Southampton [manuscript], 1772 [January] 4.

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, London, to the Rev. Dr. Hoadly, St. Marie's, Southampton [manuscript], 1772 [January] 4.

Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, London, to the Rev. Dr. Hoadly, St. Marie's, Southampton [manuscript], 1772 [January] 4.

Has received his packet. Mr. Colman has long had a design of producing a farce upon the same subject and Bickerstaff showed him one act of a singing piece which he approves greatly. He has no intention of introducing his Art of acting into The rehearsal in a new scene. Gives its outline. Recites his epitaph on Hogarth.

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Hoadly, John, 1711-1776

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John Hoadly, English poet and playwright. From the description of John Hoadly manuscript material : 1 item, 1771 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427059479 ...

Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1628-1687

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Buckingham was a royalist in the civil war. He was voted a traitor by the House of Commons in 1648, and his estate was sequestered. He escaped from England in 1648, becoming a privy councilor of the exiled Charles II. He fought for the king in defeat at Worcester in 1651 but later became estranged from him. His estates were confiscated in 1651. He returned to England in 1657 and married Mary, daughter of Thomas Fairfax of Cameron, consequently being imprisoned until 1659. After the Restoration, ...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764

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Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812

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Colman, George, 1732-1794

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The Spanish barber was first performed at the Haymarket Theatre in London on 30 Aug. 1777. From the description of The Spanish barber : or the fruitless precaution, a comic opera / by George Colman : manuscript, [ca. 1777]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612774129 Colman was an English dramatist; his son, George Colman the younger, was also an English dramatist. From the description of Correspondence with Bow Street magistrates, 1773-1823. (Harvard Uni...