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Letters and documents from England, 1618-1938.

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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Dion Boucicault; John Cary; Gilbert Wakefield; George Croly; Nast D'Aeth; Robert Forby; Gilbert Frankau; George Henry Glasse; Richard Grey; George Montague Halifax, Baron of; Philip Doddridge; Charlotte Leicester, Countess of; D O'Bryen; John St John; John Holroyd Sheffield, Earl of; George Horne; Joseph Bayliss; Ralph Woadley; Marmaduke Alinton; William Pierrepont; John Bennett
Document Type: Archival Material
OCLC Number: 50683066
Description: 21 items.

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Correspondence, documents.

This collection consists of letters and documents of somewhat unrelated parts, dating between 1618-1938. A letter from Dion Boucicault, Irish dramatist and actor, discusses his the Coleen bawn and the Octoroon, played at Adelphi Theater in 1860 and 1861. The Gattis opened their Music Hall in London in 1862. This letter is undated, but signed, and includes a newspaper portrait. A letter from John Carey, Irish classical scholar, refers to Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's "Sake," signed and undated. There are two letters from George Croly, author and clergyman, one dated July 30, 1853, and the other undated, both are signed and include a portrait of Croly. There is a letter from Nast D'Aeth, of Wrotham, County of Kent, dated August 24, 1740, signed. A letter from philologist, Robert Forby, is signed as rector of Fincham, Norfolk, discussing clerical magistrates exercising dual power over their flocks, causing local resentment, dated and signed July 23, 1800. There is a letter from novelist, Gilbert Frankau, signed and dated March 23, 1938. A letter from scholar and clergyman, George Henry Glasse, signed and dated 1804, implies he was inept with women. A letter signed by author, Richard Grey, is dated May 8, 1744. George Montague, 2nd baron of Halifax, wrote a letter to Phillip Doddridge, minister, saying he helped to found an infirmary at Northampton in 1742, signed December 26, 1733. There is a letter from Countess Charlotte Leicester, signed October 23, 1794. A signed, undated letter is also included from dramatist, Dennis O'Bryen. There is a letter from John St. John, signed 1746. And there are two letters from John Baker Holroyd Sheffield, 1st earl of Sheffield, one undated and one signed November 16, 1796. Also included is a printed certificate, signed by George Horne, Bishop of Norwich, certifying that Joseph Bayliss has subscribed to the articles of faith, as well as two articles about Horne. The collection also contains a conveyance on parchment, dated August 1618, between Ralph Woadley and Marmaduke Alinton of Darton, County of Yorkshire, in the West Riding. There is also a lease on parchment, dated February 10, 1664, between William Pierrepont and his son George, and John Bennett of Tong in the County of Shropshire.

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