The Irishman in London; or, The happy African a farce, in two acts. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. by William Macready

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme in London .

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Other titlesHappy African.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsWhiteley, James.
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Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL16895842M

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The Irishman in London; or, the happy African: a farce in two acts by Macready, William, d. Publication date Publisher Philadelphia, T. Palmer Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

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