[James Kenney]: The Irish Ambassador

Scope and Content

A play in two acts, 61 folios. The present copy, which lacks the author's name, contains a list of the cast, including [Tyrone] Power and Miss E[llen] Tree in the leading parts of Sir Patrick O'Plenigo and Lady Emily Delawney. According to the Dictionary of national biography, Power appeared in this part at the Haymarket Theatre, London, in 1840. The paper is watermarked 1838. On fo. 34: 'Elsher Shaw'.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.


The play is printed in Dicks's Standard plays, no. 920.