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Call No.: MS Eng 896
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Colman, George, 1732-1794.
Title: George Colman correspondence with Bow Street magistrates,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters between the English dramatist George Colman and the Bow Street magistrates concerning the controversy over the performance of John Gay's Beggar's Opera.
Colman was an English dramatist; his son, George Colman the younger, was also an English dramatist.
Includes correspondence between George Colman the Elder, the Younger, and the Bow Street magistrates concerning an order to withdraw a performance of John Gay's Beggar's opera.