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Manuscript of the plays Hunt the Slipper and The Humorist

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MS. Eng. c. 7804

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1-24) Hunt the Slipper, A Comic Piece of Two Acts, by Henry Ryder Knapp. The ending differs from the published edition of 1792.
  2. (fols. 25-75) The Humorist, a Farce in Two Acts , with author marked in pencil as James Cobb.

Dates

  • 1785

Extent

75 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7804, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7804

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7467

Overview

Manuscript of the plays Hunt the Slipper, and The Humorist

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found with the Harding Collection (printed books), bequeathed 1973 (arrived 1975)

Related Materials

See also the printed edition of The musical farce of Hunt the slipper. In two acts. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Smoke-Alley by Ryder, H.R., ([Dublin] 1792) at shelfmark Vet. A5 f. 1863.
Title
Manuscript of the plays 'Hunt the Slipper' and 'The Humorist'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD Version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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