Autograph letter signed from Richard Cumberland to [David Garrick], [manuscript], [latter part of 1777].

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Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Cumberland to [David Garrick], [manuscript], [latter part of 1777].

Autograph letter signed from Richard Cumberland to [David Garrick], [manuscript], [latter part of 1777].

Accompanied the first part of his Tragedy [of The battle of Hastings?]. He refers to "your prologue to The school for scandal," produced for the first time in May 1777.

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