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1863, or the Sensations of the Season.
Unsigned. Williams says St. James 1863. If correct this is the one attributed by 'N' to H.J. Byron and published by Lacy. (2); Harvester Code No. Em6.
à Becket, G.A.; M. Lemon.
Acting National Drama (publishers) Playbill. (5?2?); Harvester Code No. Om45.
Abou Hassan, or the Sleeper wide awake.
Two versions clipped together: a. signed by G.W. Gilbeigh (ascribed by 'N' to Gilbeigh and W. Grimes), and one (1*); b. signed by T.H. Bayley, 5.12.46, no evidence of production. (8); Harvester Code No. Am4.
(2); Harvester Code No. Am5.
23.5.53. (4); Harvester Code No. Am11.
Attributed by Williams to J.F. Saville. 'N' anon. (5*); Harvester Code No. Am12.
Unsigned, no date, no evidence of production. Williams ascribes to E. Newbound (hand similar). Of the anonymous versions in 'N' Adelphi Theatre 25.8.62 if just possible. (2*?*); Harvester Code No. Ao1.
Adventure on Mt. St. Bernard, or the dog of the Convent.
Attributed in manuscript to A. Somerset, 1830. The hand is not that of C.A. Somerset. 'N' has an anonymous work of the same date, under the sub title. (2**?); Harvester Code No. Am14.
Adventures of a Ventriloquist.
Prompt, unsigned, no date. Williams says by Moncrieff, Adelphi c.1823. 'N' lists a piece of this author and title, date 1822, but no details of performance. Possibly same. (5*?); Harvester Code No. Am16.
The African Twins.
'By the author of Where's Crevelli?'. No date, no evidence of production. Where's Crevelli was by J. Howard and F. Cooper. 'N' (8); Harvester Code No. Am19.
Sarah Jane in the Harem.
Also a typed copy in quarto. (2); Harvester Code No. So1.
To the Green Isles Direct.
(1); Harvester Code No. Tm29.
Production listed by Williams at Drury Lane, 1832 ('N' attributes to Fitzball and T.H. Bayly), but no evidence that this refers to the manuscript itself. A pencilled note (by H. Cooper?) attributes it to "the author of the Queens Jewel, the Blacksmith, etc.* (W. Collier). (5*); Harvester Code No. Am23.
Ali ben Gargle.
Unsigned, no date, no evidence of production. (8); Harvester Code No. Am25.
Abarbanel the Hebrew, or Raymond the betrayer.
With additions and alterations by G.D. Pitt, 1850. Separate holograph manuscript of Pitt's alterations. 'N' has "Abarbance", no attribution, Britannia Theatre, Hoxton 10.8.49. Lord Chamberlain Collection (2*3); Harvester Code No. Am1.
Alviradi, the terror of the Southern Seas.
The manuscript has the signature of William Holloway on the title page and at the end of Act 1. His name appears several times in the collection, always at a late date (this manuscript is dated, at the end. Thaxted 31.8.1913). The author is unlikely to be identifiable with the well-known London and Australian actor of the time. (4**); Harvester Code No. Am29.
Alwyn the Saxon.
Unsigned, no date, no evidence of production. (8); Harvester Code No. Am30.
Am I a Princess?
Unsigned. Williams gives cast list, Adelphi 31.10.36. 'N' has Rosine, or Am I a Princess? Same date and theatre. (4); Harvester Code No. Am33.
Am I Right?
Unsigned, no evidence of production. (8); Harvester Code No. Am34.
(After R. Moore). Fair copy. Lacy (2); Harvester Code No. Lo1.