Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The Letters of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Vol. 2

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pg 69290. To John Grubb

Harvard MS.

Address: J Grubb Esq | Stage Door | Drury-Lane

Fr.: R B Sheridan


Dear Grubb.

I have settled a suspension of hostilities with the Enemy Banker (N.B. whom I will subdue) till Monday—and appointed a meeting for Saturday     tomorrow I give to the House of Commons Pro Aris et Focis.1 Pray tell Richardson to meet me there and let us spend all Saturday together | yours ever |

R B S.

Pray send £10 for subsistance

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Editor’s Note
1 To fight for one's prized possessions, religion and home. Possibly this refers to S.'s speech on the naval mutiny, on Friday, 2 June. See Speeches, iv. 424–8. D.L.Th. Nightly Accounts, 1796 and 1797 (Folger MS.) contain a note of a payment of £10 to S. on 3 June.
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