Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Tour notes, correspondence, accounts and posters.
Correspondence written by Christopher Hassall to his friend George Benson, together with related items including a diary volume with entries by Hassall, literary texts by Hassall, notes by Benson, letters between other correspondents, and printed items.
504 folios. The main part of the volume is taken up with 'The Return from Parnassus', an extract from Sir Thomas Hawkins's Origins of English drama, 3, p. 301. The contents also include: (fo. 2) notes on J.E. Tennent, 'Ceylon'; (fo. 441) extracts from A. Ramsay, Tea-table miscellany, Calliope or the musical miscellany and the Saturday magazine; (fo. 446) notes on entomology. Fos 4, 82-440, 454 and many of the versos are blank.
Includes an appendix and a typescript of chapters from the same work.
Series of drafts or copies of bills for plays performed in the summer season in Scarborough, Yorkshire. Inside the front cover: '175' (in circle, pencilled), with the bookplate of Hymen Packer.
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