Collection of autograph letters signed (some incomplete) from David Garrick, Merton, Burlington House, London and Southampton St., London, to the Countess of Burlington [manuscript], 1749 July 18-November 4.

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Collection of autograph letters signed (some incomplete) from David Garrick, Merton, Burlington House, London and Southampton St., London, to the Countess of Burlington [manuscript], 1749 July 18-November 4.

Collection of autograph letters signed (some incomplete) from David Garrick, Merton, Burlington House, London and Southampton St., London, to the Countess of Burlington [manuscript], 1749 July 18-November 4.

No. 29 criticizes [Colley] Cibber; no. 33 apologizes for his frequent references to Shakespeare; no. 37 mentions the opening night of Drury Lane and his intention of making his first appearance in Benedict the married man; no. 42 his playing of Lothario; and several the controversy aroused by the French players. No. 36 contains a postscript of Mrs. Garrick's. No. 27 quotes Mr. Moore's lines to Mrs. Garrick beginning Fine binding! and but little in't!

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Moore, Edward, 1712-1757

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