Playscript: The Man of Pleasure

Scope and Content

Manuscript copy of a play entitled The Man of Pleasure, A Comedy in Two a Gentleman in Manchester. It includes a prologue by the author, who is not identified.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the John Rylands Library by Julian Peacock in February 1929 (along with English MS 426 which forms part of the Edward Peacock Papers).


Description compiled by Henry Sullivan, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1928 (English MS 427).