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Autograph letter signed from Topham Beauclerk, Bath, to [Garrick], 1776 November 25.

Author: Topham Beauclerk; David Garrick
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Thanks him for his gift. Has seen Mr. Henderson and except for Jefferson he is the worst actor in the world. England's actors are poor with one obvious exception; glad that he, Garrick, acts no more as he is sure he will never be able to go again to a play ... Johnson says happiness consists in giving others pain.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Early works to 1800 Manuscripts
Named Person: Topham Beauclerk; David Garrick; Samuel Johnson; Thomas Jefferson; John Henderson; Topham Beauclerk; David Garrick; John Henderson; Thomas Jefferson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Topham Beauclerk; David Garrick
OCLC Number: 311262133
In: David Garrick collection
Notes: Formerly Folger MS A.a.13.
Description: 1 item.

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Thanks him for his gift. Has seen Mr. Henderson and except for Jefferson he is the worst actor in the world. England's actors are poor with one obvious exception; glad that he, Garrick, acts no more as he is sure he will never be able to go again to a play ... Johnson says happiness consists in giving others pain.

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