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Garrick letters: Hunt papers


David Garrick to W. Hunt; F.13 - on the progress of his Ode, etc., 14 July 1769 (f.13) - on the programme, etc. 'I have really half killed myself with this business and if I escape madness or fevers I shall be very happy', 15 August 1769 (f. 20) - on the provision of 'the handsomest children in the town' for fairies and cupids, the notion of the country-people that the Jubilee was 'popish' etc. [18 August] (f. 22) - on the progress of his Drury Lane 'Jubilee' and on his brother's complaint 'of ill usage at Stratford'; 2 October 1769 (f. 38); - sending a letter for the Corporation, and on the Drury Lane 'Jubilee' - 'The World is mad after it'; No Date (f.40) - on his late illness, and on a proposed yearly celebration in Shakespeare's memory; No Date (f.41) - in answer to Hunt's letters, of 8 and 21 November (see below) and on his own hopes over the Stratford Jubilee; 22 November 1770 (draft, f. 54)