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Theatre Royal, Covent Garden playbill

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden playbill

Descriptive Summary

Title: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden playbill
Creator: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Inclusive Dates: 1790 December 11
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Collection Number: ms4307
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Theatre Royal, Covent Garden was built by John Rich in 1732 and was one of only two theaters permitted to peform drama in London at the time.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a playbill advertising "Love In A Village" and "The Author" for December 11, 1790 by Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London. The playbill notes that the performances were given "by desire of the Cherokee Chiefs" referring to a delegation of several Cherokee and Creek men led by William Augustus Bowles who traveled to England to seek military support for a proposed separate Native American state, the Nation of Muskogee, on land in Florida belonging to Spain and the United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theatre Royal playbill, ms4307, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Broadsides (notices)
Playbills -- England.
Theater -- England.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

VB3playbill, 1790 December 11