Autograph letter signed from C.M. Young, Glasgow, to William Murray, Theatre Royal, Edinboro [manuscript], 1831 March 22.

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Young, Charles Mayne, 1777-1856,. Autograph letter signed from C.M. Young, Glasgow, to William Murray, Theatre Royal, Edinboro [manuscript], 1831 March 22.

Autograph letter signed from C.M. Young, Glasgow, to William Murray, Theatre Royal, Edinboro [manuscript], 1831 March 22.

Young writes about the roles befitting his farewell visit, stating that "the Folks expect a Tragedian to play some his best parts previous to putting on the Extinguisher." His list includes Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, Caesar, Lear, Merchant of Venice, Cymbeline, Birginus, Stranger, Iron chest, Jealous wife, Provoked husband, Wonder, Wheel of fortune, Gamesters, and Much ado about nothing. Also mentions that The winter's tale was "a failure" whenever he tried it.

2 leaves ; 24 x 19 cm.

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Theatre Royal (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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Murray, William H. (William Henry), 1790-1852

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Epithet: actor-manager British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0002ff ...

Young, Charles Mayne, 1777-1856

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English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 9 February 1850, to Sir George Smart, 1850 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679418 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Leeds], to Mr. Lloyd, hair-dresser, 1844 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584535 ...