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Series 1: Playscripts and printed plays, 1733-1896, inclusive


0.21 Linear Feet in five folders.

Scope and Contents

The playscripts and plays in this series are arranged alphabetically by production location. This series comprises 22 play titles, some incomplete, covering comedies, farces, and drama scripts. Included are some handwritten directors' and prompters' scripts, actors' sides (sheets, usually a half page, containing lines and cues for a single role), varying versions of entire scripts or single acts, and printed plays. All items are written in English.

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