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DRURY LANE THEATRICAL FUND
Under the especial patronage of His Majesty. Drury Lane Theatrical Fund, established for the relief of indigent persons belonging to His Majesty's company of comedians, and their widows and children by the great master of his art, the late David Garrick. It is most respectfully announced that the fifteenth anniversary dinner in aid of this institution, will take place at the Freemasons' Hall, on Friday, April 6th, 1832. President, His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex. ... John Hughes, Secretary.
[London]: S.G. Fairbrother, printer, Exeter Court, Strand, [1832].
[4] p. ; 25.2 cm. (4°)

Drop-head title. The dinner was reported in The Englishman for Sunday, April 8th, 1832 (q.v.). Soane is named as one of the vice-presidents.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on the blank p. [3] with the draft of Soane's note dated 6 Apl 1832 giving his apologies, returning his ticket, and maintaining his support by enclosing a cheque for 10 guineas. Docket inscription in ink reads Drury Lane Theatr. / Fund / 6 April 1832.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 5798


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