[Theatical contract for Theodora] : [manuscript]

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[Theatical contract for Theodora] : [manuscript]

 

 

Name:
Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Wallack, Lester, 1820-1888; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908
Title:
[Theatical contract for Theodora] : [manuscript]
Other Titles:
Know all men by these presents that I James Gordon Bennett of New York in the United States of America
Abstract:
Manuscript contract transfering all of James Gordon Bennett's rights and title to the play Theodora by Victorien Sardou for performance and publication in the United States to Lester Wallack, for $1.00. Signed and sealed by James Gordon Bennett, March 9, 1885. Attestation beneath, unsigned. Bennett was the proprietor of the Theatre Port Saint Martin in Paris, at which the play was first produced
Collection Name:
Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection
Subjects:
Copyright licenses--United States--Specimens.; Copyright--Performing rights--United States--Specimens.; Copyright--Transfer--Specimens.; Bills of sale--United States--Forms.; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Théodora.
Format:
books
Place of Origin:
New York
Date:
1885 March 9
Physical Description:
2 sheets ([4] p.) ; 19 x 16 cm.
Note (Non date):
Title devised by catalogerSecond sheet is a cover sheet attached by a red ribbonAnnotation on cover sheet: "The said Wallack may present & produce the said play under any other name that he may select."Accompanied by an extract from a sale catalog in which the manuscript was listed
Catalog Record:
10811675
Digital Project:
Seymour B. Durst Old York Library
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D82V2GS4