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FAWCETT RETIREMENT BENEFIT COMMITTEE
The following circumstances are, with great respect, submitted to your consideration, in the hope of obtaining the honor of your patronage. ... Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, April 23rd, 1830. Mr. Fawcett having signified his intention of quitting the stage at the close of the present season, the following professional gentlemen held a meeting this day in the theatre; ... Charles Kemble (chairman.)
[London]: [1830].
[2] p. ; 24.9 cm. (4º)

Lithographically printed quarter-sheet, verso blank. Drop-head title. The meeting was held to arrange a benefit to mark the retirement after 39 years of the actor John Fawcett on Thursday 20 May 1830, and to acknowledge Fawcett's contriubution as trustee and treasurer of the Covent Garden Theatrical Fund. Tickets and places were to be had at the box office in Hart Street and from Fawcett at 4 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden.

Copy Notes Endorsed by Soane 1830 / May 20. Thurs: and in another contemporary hand Mr Fawcet / Covent Garden Theatre.

Binding Loose sheet.

Reference Number 6790


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