Autograph letters signed and unsigned from George Colman to Charles Burney, Thomas Cadell, David Garrick, Dennis O'Bryen, [William Woodfall] and others [manuscript], ca. 1765-1787.

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Colman, George, 1732-1794,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from George Colman to Charles Burney, Thomas Cadell, David Garrick, Dennis O'Bryen, [William Woodfall] and others [manuscript], ca. 1765-1787.

Autograph letters signed and unsigned from George Colman to Charles Burney, Thomas Cadell, David Garrick, Dennis O'Bryen, [William Woodfall] and others [manuscript], ca. 1765-1787.

Ten autograph letters signed and one autograph letter. (5) to Garrick concerns the Prologue Garrick wrote for Colman's New brooms! performed September 21, 1776 at Drury Lane. Several lines mentioned vary from the published text.

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Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802

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Thomas Cadell (1742-1802) entered the London book trade in 1758 as an apprentice to Andrew Millar. He entered into partnership with Millar in 1765, and became the sole proprietor in 1767. He was perhaps the leading bookseller in London until his retirement in 1793. He was succeeded by the firm of Cadell & Davies, consisting of his son Thomas Cadell (1773-1836) and William Davies (d. 1820). Cadell Jr. acted as sole proprietor after the death of Davies, and the firm came to a conclusion with h...

Burney, Charles, 1757-1817

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Charles Burney, D.D., English schoolmaster and book collector. He is the brother of Fanny Burney, Madame D'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book collector) manuscript material : 1 item, 1816, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney, D.D., English schoolmaster and book collector. From the description of Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book collector) manuscri...

Woodfall, William, 1746-1803

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English parliamentary reporter and dramatic critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dublin, to an unidentified recipient, 1785 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583920 ...

O'Bryen, D. (Dennis), 1755-1832

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Epithet: of Add MS 38255 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x000150 ...

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...

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...

Drury Lane Theatre

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The Drury Lane Theatre in London is the oldest English theater still in use. From the description of Financial records, 1747-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78201833 From the guide to the Financial records, 1747-1817., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The performances took place at the King's theatre, Haymarket and at the Lyceum between 1809 and 1812. Some of Benjamin Wyatt's plans for the rebuilding of...