George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 9 October 1772]

9. Dined at Mr. Ridouts. Went to the Play & to the Govrs. to Supper.

Playing at the theater today were a new comedy, The West Indian, and a new comic opera, The Padlock (Md. Gaz., 8 Oct. 1772; RANKIN description begins Hugh F. Rankin. The Theater in Colonial America. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1960. description ends , 132, 164).

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