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Papers of George Colman, 1794-1831.

Author: George Colman; Joseph Jefferson; Covent Garden Theatre.; Haymarket Theatre (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Contents: Fragment of a letter with Colman's signature and a short biography of him and his father, with an engraving of the latter; the cover from a prompt copy of Colman's play "Inkle and Yarico" (1794), signed by J. Jefferson; draft of a letter (ca. 1802) from an actor to Colman; draft of a proposed memorial to obtain renewal of the Haymarket lease by the proprietors, including Colman (1817); resolutions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Receipts (financial records)
Portraits
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: George Colman; George Colman; George Colman; George Colman; George Colman; George Colman
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Colman; Joseph Jefferson; Covent Garden Theatre.; Haymarket Theatre (London, England)
OCLC Number: 233973808
Notes: Some items undated.
Description: 16 items : port.

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Contents: Fragment of a letter with Colman's signature and a short biography of him and his father, with an engraving of the latter; the cover from a prompt copy of Colman's play "Inkle and Yarico" (1794), signed by J. Jefferson; draft of a letter (ca. 1802) from an actor to Colman; draft of a proposed memorial to obtain renewal of the Haymarket lease by the proprietors, including Colman (1817); resolutions determined by the proprietors of Haymarket, March 4, 1817, concerning actors, salaries, etc. for the 1817 season; some adverse reactions to a bill to introduce a third playhouse in London (ca. 1810); receipt for the payment of his play "The Law of Java," in Colman's hand (January 19, 1822); and 9 letters of instruction to the managers of Drury Lane and Covent Garden concerning changes in plays examined by him (1826-1831).

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