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  • All fields: Garrick, David, 1717-1779
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    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 076 - 096

    • British Museum; Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797; Camden, Charles Pratt, Earl, 1714-1794; Carter, George, 1737-1794; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Coffins; Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811; Death; Docksey, Merrial; Elegiac poetry; Epitaphs; Executors...
    • Scrapbook pages contain articles published on the topic of David Garrick's death. Articles were published during the months of January through July 1779. Articles were collected and assembled by William Upcott. Some reverse sides of pages contain...
    • David Garrick letter to George Garrick, 1772

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, George, 1723-1779; Letters; Plays; Signatures (Writing); Upcott, William, 1779-1845; Watermarks; Women singers
    • David Garrick writes to George Garrick about a play and its potential cast. Letter contains a faint watermark and a note alleged to be written by William Upcott in 1840. Image four scan has been rotated 90 degrees to the right.
    • David Garrick receipt to George Garrick

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, George, 1723-1779; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Signatures (Writing); Theater; Tickets; Watermarks; Wills
    • Receipt lists names, dates, and monetary figures. Notes coupled with materials state that the receipt contains information on theatre admissions and a will. Notes also list date of receipt as April 1756. Image two scan has been rotated 90 degrees...
    • David Garrick letter to Henry Temple, 1778 April 28

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Palmerston, Henry Temple, Viscount, 1739-1802; Sealing-wax; Signatures (Writing)
    • Garrick writes to Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston, to change the date of a scheduled visit. Letter contains the watermark of LVC and a wax seal. Letter also contains notes by a possible second hand. Wax seal stain can be seen on each page.
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1770 June 25

    • Acting; Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moody, John, 1727-1812; Plays; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Turtles; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes an amiable letter to Moody on the subject of a turtle given as a gift. In a postscript, Garrick states that he has found a theatre part for which Moody would be well suited. Garrick refers to the character of Major O' Flaherty in the...
    • David Garrick letter to Elizabeth Young

    • Actresses; Dinners and dining; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moving, Household; Pope, Elizabeth, ca. 1740-1797; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks;
    • Garrick writes a letter of appeal to actress Elizabeth Young because of her refusal to see him for dinner. Garrick expresses his hurt and plan to see her perform. He also refers to his wife's wishes on the matter. In a postscript, Garrick indicates...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody

    • Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Health; Letters; Moody, John, 1727-1812; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Garrick writes a worried letter to Moody and prescribes his wife's gargle as a health aid. Letter contains a watermark and Moody's name on back. Letter also contains other, possibly secondhand, markings and a list of numbers.
    • David Garrick letter to Reverend John Home, 1774 May 24

    • Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Home, John, 1722-1808; Letters; Promotions; Scholars; Signatures (Writing); Theater; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes a letter to Reverend John Home about stage promotions and recommends a Mr. Walker to him because "there may be some of Your acquaintance who will profit by his knowledge of the Every branch of the English tongue." Letter contains a...
    • Shakespeare Jubilee ticket no. 54

    • Columns; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, George, 1723-1779; Odes, English; Oratorios; Parties; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing); Stratford Jubilee (1769 : Stratford-upon-Avon, England);...
    • Numbered ticket is for David Garrick's Shakespeare Jubilee at Stratford upon Avon on September 6th and 7th of 1769. Tickets allows admission to "The Oratorio. The Dedication Ode. The Ball. And to the Great Booth at the Fireworks." Price of ticket...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 041 - 059

    • Armin, Robert, fl. 1610; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Auctions; Bear Garden (London, England); Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Oroonoko; Biography; British Museum; Burbage, Richard, 1567?-1619; Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757; Cibber, Susannah Maria Arne,...
    • Scrapbook section contains pages from an article which describes "the cassolette made from the wood of Shakespeare's Mulberry tree." Article describes the container and includes images of the box's decorative detail. Article also contains a...
    • The undisputed monarch of the English stage

    • Archenholz, Johann Wilhelm von, 1743-1812; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Boswell, James, 1740-1795; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; British Museum; Cibber, Theophilus, 1703-1758; Clive, Mrs. (Catherine), 1711-1785; Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811;...
    • Pamphlet contains performer credits for the play The Undisputed Monarch of the English Stage directed by Toby Robertson. Pamphlet contains three sections but has been folded into four parts. First section contains biographical information on the...
    • Catherine Clive letter to Mrs. Racket, 1779 July 18

    • Clive, Mrs. (Catherine), 1711-1785; Death; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Grief; Letters; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing)
    • Catherine Clive writes to a Mrs. Racket about the "strange treatment" she received from Mrs. Eva Maria Garrick after the death of her husband David Garrick. Clive asks Mrs. Racket to inquire as to why Mrs. Garrick has not called upon her for the...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 064 - 075

    • Auction catalogs; Autographs; Boswell, James, 1740-1795; Docksey, Merrial; Drury Lane Theatre; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Garrick, Peter, 1685-1737; Garrick, Peter, 1710-1795; Glover, Richard, 1712-1785; Johnson,...
    • Section of scrapbook contains pages from a Puttick and Simpson auction catalogue of David Garrick's autographed letters. Catalogue also advertises the availability of autograph letters by other famous people. Pages were assembled by William Upcott.
    • Catherine Clive letter, 1779 January 28

    • Clive, Mrs. (Catherine), 1711-1785; Death; Diseases; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Grief; Letters; Signatures (Writing)
    • Catherine Clive writes to a woman to enquire as to the state of Mrs. Eva Maria Garrick after the death of her husband David Garrick. Clive sends her sympathy to Mrs. Garrick and tells the letter recipient how she found out about Mr. Garrick's...
    • David Garrick - a bicentenary exhibition

    • Adam, James, d. 1794; Adam, Robert, 1728-1792; Biography; British Library; British Museum; Brown, Lancelot, 1716-1783; Capell, Edward, 1713-1781; Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatrical Fund; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria,...
    • Publication of the British Library contains a biography of David Garrick, actor and theatre manager. Biography also tells of Garrick's contribution to theatre and donation of valuable materials to the British Museum. Pamphlet is for an exhibit open...
    • David Garrick - a commemoration

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Biography; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; Coulson, Richard, 1948-; Covent Garden Theatre; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Eddison, Robert, 1908-1991; Funeral orations; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822;...
    • Pamphlet contains the program for the David Garrick commemoration at Westminster Abbey given on February 2, 1979. Event is put together by the Society of Theatre Research and contains prayers, verses, and music performed. Pamphlet also contains a...

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