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To heal a wound a bee had made

From: William Smith papers

To heal a wound a bee had made

From: William Smith papers

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Creator: Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773
Other Creator: Smith, William, 1730-1819
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Date: [17--]
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Abstract:
The papers consist of letters, poems by both William Smith and others, newspaper clippings and other material related to Smith’s career in the theater and his life in retirement after 1788. The letters discuss personal news, requests for theater tickets, inquiries after Smith’s health, and other matters. Letters by Thomas Coutts offer his opinion on various aspiring actors and gossip about theatrical personages; William Dolben’s letters include drafts of epilogues and odes; Capel Lofft’s letters contain comments on Garrick and Roscius. Edmund Kean’s letter discusses his performances of Richard III.
Other papers include a list of characters performed by Smith at Drury Lane, 1753-88; his farewell address from there, 1788; miscellaneous verses; and memorabilia of David Garrick.
Physical Description:
2 p. ; 8.5 cm.
Host Note:
The papers consist of letters, poems by both William Smith and others, newspaper clippings and other material related to Smith's career in the theater and his life in retirement after 1788. The letters discuss personal news, requests for theater tickets, inquiries after Smith's health, and other matters. Letters by Thomas Coutts offer his opinion on various aspiring actors and gossip about theatrical personages; William Dolben's letters include drafts of epilogues and odes; Capel Lofft's letters contain comments on Garrick and Roscius. Edmund Kean's letter discusses his performances of Richard III.
Box:
Box 1
Folder:
Folder 74
Volume/Enumeration:
No. 19
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10082130
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