The Case of Mrs. Clive eBook

Catherine Clive
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[19] See Clive’s afterpiece The Faithful Irish Woman in “An Edition of the Afterpieces.”

[20] See Mr. Macklin’s Reply to Mr. Garrick’s Answer, pp. 18, 29-30, and An Impartial Examen, pp. 10-11.

[21] Nicholson, Struggle for a Free Stage, p. 124; see, too, pp. 83-86.

[22] Crean, “Life and Times,” p. 254 n. 1, points out that on the very day of this benefit (2 Nov.) a second notice of Mrs. Clive’s Case appeared.

[23] See Nicholson’s concluding chapter.  For other effects of the licensing act see Scouten, London Stage, cxlvii, and Ralph, Case of the Present Theatrical Disputes, pp. 22, 43.

[24] Since the pamphlets cited here are scarce, some rare, perhaps the following list of locations will prove helpful.  Full titles and partial bibliographical information are available in Robert W. Lowe, A Bibliographical Account of English Theatrical Literature (London:  J.C.  Nimmo, 1888), p. 95.

Dramatic Congress, Univ.  Chicago, Austrian Coll., PR 3346.  C3D7 1743.

Mr. Macklin’s Reply, Newberry Library, V1845. 54.

Theatrical Correspondence in Death, Harvard, Thr 417. 43. 12.

Case of Present Theatrical Disputes, Newberry Library, Rare Book Room.

Case Between the Managers, Univ.  Chicago, Austrian Coll., PN 2596.  L6C22.

An Impartial Examen, Harvard, Thr 465. 20. 23.

Queries to be Answered, Harvard, Thr 465. 20. 22.

Queries upon Queries, Harvard, Thur 465. 20. 12.

A Full Answer to Queries, Harvard, Thr 465. 20. 12.

Disputes between the Director, Univ.  Chicago, Austrian Coll., PN 2596.  L7D832.


The facsimile of The Case of Mrs. Clive (1744) is reproduced from a copy of the first edition (Shelf Mark:  PN 2598.  C45A2) in The Lilly Library, Indiana University.  The total type-page (p. 9) measures 145 X 78 mm.

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