La Fete du Protecteur by unknown, script

Scope and Content

This item is an eight page script for La Fête du Protecteur, [The Protector's Birthday] divertissement with singing in one act, written in French. The main characters include Adolphe, Mathurin, Prosper and Justine. They were played by the French prisoners: Lafontaine, Breton, Grintgens and Vauthier. The play was written in honor of Captain Charles William Paterson's birthday and concludes with a ballet and a tableau displaying his name. The play was first performed at Portchester Depot.