The Life & Career of an English Actor 1717 - 1779

Scribal transcript of verse ‘to my Wife on her Birthday’ with newspaper cutting re party

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Single sheet of paper, originally folded in half with stitch marks, as if from a note book. Watermark of a hunting horn in a cartouche and the initials ‘LVG’. Written on one side only in a scribal hand, a manuscript copy of ‘A Present to my Wife on her Birthday’. Originally folded within the same, a newspaper cutting re an entertainment put on by Garrick at Hampton. On the reverse of the cutting, on a printed letter, is the date 20 July 1774.

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