Autograph letter signed from Elizabeth Robinson Montagu to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [18th-19th century] Friday.

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Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800,. Autograph letter signed from Elizabeth Robinson Montagu to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [18th-19th century] Friday.

Autograph letter signed from Elizabeth Robinson Montagu to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [18th-19th century] Friday.

Must cancel dinner tonight due to illness. Lord Shelbourne, Mr. Dunning and the Wilmots will meet Mrs. Garrick. Longs to ask Mr. Garrick how he endures the pertness of the critic who says Shakespeare has but very little merit as a tragedian. Miss Gregory is impatient for the opening scene, and will meet Mrs. Garrick at her box. With integral address leaf.

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