Legal, administrative and working papers c 1855-1920

Scope and Content

This file contains a copy of a contract for those employed at Sadler's Wells during the management of Samuel Phelps and Thomas Longden Greenwood (c 1855); tickets (1857-1892); details of a 'special religious service' held at the theatre (1860); details of the sale of the lease of Sadler's Wells Theatre (1860); copies of two addresses given at Sadler's Wells in aid of the Clerkenwell Benevolent Society (1867 and 1872); an application form for shares in the Sadler's Wells skating rink and winter garden (1876); details of the sale of the lease of Sadler's Wells Theatre (1878); a letter requesting a script change in order for a Sadler's Wells production to be the same as one at the Royal Aquarium Theatre (1878); a list of the lease holders of Sadler's Wells from 1881-1915; a plan for the Grand Theatre, Islington (c 1888) containing annotations referring to Sadler's Wells; a invitation to an 'address on tarriff reform and imperial preference' held at Sadler's Wells (1913), and paperwork relating to the theatre building (1920).