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Letter from Thomas Frognall Dibdin, London, to an unidentified recipient, 1817 August 16 : autograph manuscript signed.

Author: Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Publisher: London, England, 1817 August 16.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Asking his correspondent if he has a copy of the parody of Macbeth, written by Stephen Weston, on "the plunder of the Cracherode prints by Deighton" (probably a reference to the theft in 1806 by a Mr. Deighton of over a hundred prints from the Cracherode Collection at the British Museum); saying that he thinks there may be a notice about in the Gentleman's Magazine and asking if he knows which volume it appears in;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Parodies, imitations, etc
Named Person: Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Frognall Dibdin
OCLC Number: 270514114
Notes: Dibdin gives the place of writing as "3 Richmond Hill," an address in London.
A note from the recipient in the top lefthand corner of the page records his response, namely that Mr. Ellis could supply the parody and a page and a half could be dedicated to the prospectus. It is signed with the initials "S.B."
Description: 1 item (1 page) ; 22.6 x 18.3 cm

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Asking his correspondent if he has a copy of the parody of Macbeth, written by Stephen Weston, on "the plunder of the Cracherode prints by Deighton" (probably a reference to the theft in 1806 by a Mr. Deighton of over a hundred prints from the Cracherode Collection at the British Museum); saying that he thinks there may be a notice about in the Gentleman's Magazine and asking if he knows which volume it appears in; asking if his correspondent is ready to receive his prospectus and saying that it will take up about six pages.

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