Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, the Adelphi, to Morellet [manuscript], 1773 [January] 4.


Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, the Adelphi, to Morellet [manuscript], 1773 [January] 4.

Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, the Adelphi, to Morellet [manuscript], 1773 [January] 4.

He has dared to alter Hamlet and met with applause. Lear and Macbeth to take their turns next. Hopes Mr. La Harpe will change his opinions of Shakespeare. Considers Mr. Clement's Letter to Voltaire wretched.

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779 (person)

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Morellet, André, 1727-1819 (person)

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