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Royall Tyler (1757-1826) was an American jurist and playwright who wrote The Contrast in 1787 and published The Algerine Captive in 1797.

Royall Tyler (1757-1826) was an American jurist and playwright who wrote The Contrast in 1787 and published The Algerine Captive in 1797. He also wrote several legal tracts, six plays, a musical drama, two long poems, a semifictional travel narrative, The Yankey in London (1809), and essays.

Contains a facsimile, slightly reduced, of the . p. of Washington's copy, Philadelphia, 1790. Two hundred and seventy-five copies of this book, of which two hundred and fifty are for sale, were printed at the Riverside press in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This copy not numbered.

In later life Royall Tyler admitted to his youthful arrogance and profligate conduct, but said he regretted only the limitations which his past placed upon his career . The Contrast: A Comedy in Five Acts. 119. ^ Ellis, Milton (1971).

In later life Royall Tyler admitted to his youthful arrogance and profligate conduct, but said he regretted only the limitations which his past placed upon his career and later ambitions. He was believed to have fathered a child with Katharine Morse, the cleaning woman in the Harvard College buildings when Tyler was a student. This son, Royal Morse, was born in 1779 and came to public attention as a leader of the 1834 anti-Catholic riots in Cambridge.

A man of contrasts, Royall Tyler found neither occupation mutually exclusive; he distinguished himself as a lawyer and a. .During the 1780s, Tyler acted on the government's behalf in quelling Shays's Rebellion, a farmer's revolt in western Massachusetts.

A man of contrasts, Royall Tyler found neither occupation mutually exclusive; he distinguished himself as a lawyer and a military officer, as well as a poet and dramatist. Born William Clark Tyler to a well-established Boston family on July 18, 1757, Tyler was quickly schooled in colonial politics. Tyler proved himself an excellent counselor and barrister; in 1807 he became chief justice of the Supreme Court of Vermont, as well as a trustee and law professor at the University of Vermont.

Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826; Wilbur, James Benjamin, 1856-1929

Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826; Wilbur, James Benjamin, 1856-1929.

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Download DescriptionThe 'Contrast' was the first American play ever performed in public by a company of professional actors

Download DescriptionThe 'Contrast' was the first American play ever performed in public by a company of professional actors. Several plays by native authors had been previously published, the more noteworthy being the 'Prince of Parthia,' a tragedy by Thomas Godfrey of Philadelphia, which was probably written, and was offered to Hallam's company in 1759 (but not pro- duced), and was printed in 1765, two years after the author's death.

Book Description OF INTEREST TO: fans of 18th-century theater, readers of American literature LETITIA: It is whispered that if Maria gives her hand to Mr. Dimple, it will be without her heart.

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Contrast a Comedy in Five Acts download epub
Humanities
Author: Royall Tyler
ISBN: 0404065635
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1920)
Pages: 120 pages