Author?s name from front cover. -- Title from fol. 1r.
Binding: Modern red half-calf over cloth.
Origin: Date from note on fol. 166v: "January 1880". -- Location based on known activity of author.
Provenance: Bookplate on front pastedown: "Ex libris Jean Hersholt." -- Acquired from Freeson, 15 January 1957.
Photograph of Ann Gilbert laid-in before fol. 1r (removed to item folder).
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 247.
Folded leaf is a playbill dated 2 June 1884 tipped-in after fol. 1.
Fol. 2 blank.
Fols. 3-6 contain mounted playbills from the late 19th century America and Britain.
Manuscript foliation in upper right corner of leaves recto.
Stage directions and characters? names are underlined in green pencil.
Leaves recto contain drama text; notes on most leaves verso.
Fols. 94-164 contain a second version of act II.
Lacuna in fol. 194; missing text affixed to fol. 195r.