Theatrical records, Covent Garden and Drury Lane [manuscript], ca. 1820-1835.


Winston, James, 1773-1843,. Theatrical records, Covent Garden and Drury Lane [manuscript], ca. 1820-1835.

Theatrical records, Covent Garden and Drury Lane [manuscript], ca. 1820-1835.

Contents: (1) Covent Garden, account of receipts, etc., transcribed by Winston from British Museum ms., according to Wm. Van Lennep. leaves 1-18. (2) Lawsuit records for the Covent Garden patent, transcribed by an unidentified hand or hands from a copy of B.M. Add. MS. 12201 (acc. to G.W. Stone) made by Kemble and lent to Winston by William Upcott. leaves 18-54. (3) Records of Drury Lane plays, receipts, salaries and various litigation records, said by Van Lennep to be taken from Drury Lane accounts now in Folger.

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