Engagement contracts and correspondence, 1881-1908

Scope and Content

File includes:

  • Letter from W. Bradley to 'Gilbert & the Comedy Opera Co.' originally enclosing an agreement of George Grossmith's, 3 Mar 1881.
  • Letter to D'Oyly Carte, signed by Gilbert and Sullivan regarding the termination of Miss Lillian Russell's contract, 26 Dec 1883.
  • Engagement contract for Adelaide Gracey, 1908.
  • Letters sent out to company members asking whether they would like to continue working beyond the dates of their original agreements, 1908.