The Point of Honour
The original text
This is an English adaptation of the five act French play Le Deserteur of Louis Sébastien Mercier (1740 – 1814), first published in 1771.
First performed in English at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 1808 and published by Longman et al, London in 1808.
Performance history in South Africa
Digital facsimile version of 1808 text (A Google E-Book)
Kemble, Charles (DNB00) in the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 
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