LITIGATION

Manuscript document, in French, signed by de Chalabre ('A de Chalabre') concerning the litigation between him and Boursault.

Author: 
Achille-Jean-Louis-Roger de Chalabre [Jean-François Boursault-Malherbe (1752-1842), French actor, proprietor from 1829 of the Opéra-Comique]
Publication details: 
Paris [Hôtel d'Ogny | rue grange batelière No 6] le 4 octobre 1820'.
£125.00

On one side of the recto of the first leaf of a bifolium. Dimensions of leaf roughly 30 x 21 cm. 14 lines of text. Good, on aged and creased paper. Top right-hand corner clipped. Headed 'Ferme régie des Jeux | Direction des parties | Hôtel d'Ogny | rue grange batelière No 6'. He considers it his duty to not leave unchallenged 'la plainte' that 'Le Sr. Boursault' has 'portée contre moi par suite du moyen dont je me suis servi pour me faire délivrer une partie des bénéfices que mes deux associés me retenaient injustement depuis 20 mois'.

a letter addressed to her signed on behalf of the solicitors Maggison & <Preught>,

Author: 
Elizabeth Brunton,
Publication details: 
18 April 1843, <?> Road, Bedford Row.
£35.00

Lessee of the Adelphi Theatre. English actress (1799-1860), wife of the actor Frederick Henry Yates (1795-1842). 2 pp, 12mo. An interesting letter to "Mrs. Yates" shedding light on the theatre mores of the period. "Mr. Beckett & Mr.

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