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Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Thomas King, Liverpool and London, to various people, 1767-1801.

Author: Thomas KingJoseph AustinDavid GarrickJohn Payne CollierSamuel IrelandAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Five autograph letters signed, one autograph letter initialled, one autograph letter, one letter and one copy. Correspondents: Joseph Austin, David Garrick, Samuel Ireland, Richard Peake, treasurer of Drury Lane, and Tate Wilkinson. Letter (1) to Austin mentions Munden as a "favourite with the Public;" he has received a hint about his "mending Shakespeare a little in the character of Dogberry." It also discusses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: Joseph Austin; David Garrick; David Garrick; David Garrick; Samuel Ireland; Thomas King; Joseph Shepherd Munden; William Parsons; Richard Peake; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Sarah Siddons; Tate Wilkinson
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas King; Joseph Austin; David Garrick; John Payne Collier; Samuel Ireland; Richard Peake; Tate Wilkinson
OCLC Number: 281603971
In: David Garrick collection
Description: 9 items.

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Five autograph letters signed, one autograph letter initialled, one autograph letter, one letter and one copy. Correspondents: Joseph Austin, David Garrick, Samuel Ireland, Richard Peake, treasurer of Drury Lane, and Tate Wilkinson. Letter (1) to Austin mentions Munden as a "favourite with the Public;" he has received a hint about his "mending Shakespeare a little in the character of Dogberry." It also discusses Mrs. Siddon's refusal to perform at Drury Lane until she receives the sum due her or security. (1b) is J.P. Collier's copy of this letter. (2) to Garrick suggests Parsons for the role of Snip in "Harlequin's Invasion." (3) to Ireland arranges a meeting to discuss Ireland's piece which King has still to read. (4) to Peake discusses the money owed him for performances at Drury Lane under the management of Sheridan. In (7) he threatens to post the record of payments owed him by Sheridan publicly. (8) to Wilkinson explains how he dresses to play the gravedigger in Hamlet.

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