Also found as A Ticket of Leave.
The original text
The play opened at the Royal Adelphi Theatre, under the management of Benjamin Webster, on 1st December, 1862.
Published as A Ticket-of-Leave in Clyde, Ohio by Ames & Holgate, [1862?]
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1866: Performed in English as A Ticket of Leave by the Le Roy and Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre, on 15 October, with piece rather tentatively listed by F.C.L. Bosman as Faint Heart (Which) Did Win (a) Fair Lady (and ascribed to J.P. Wooler), Pizarro(Kotzebue/Sheridan) and a dance called "La Cachuca" by Mrs Brazier and Mrs Luin. The evening was a "Farewell Complimentary Testimonial" for Madame Duret
1866: Performed in English as A Ticket of Leave by the Le Roy and Duret Company in the Harrington Street Theatre, on 20 October, with Look Before You Leap (Lovell) and The Two Galley Slaves (Ducange/Payne).
1868: Performed as A Ticket of Leave in Cape Town by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 17 June, with Mrs Green's Snug Little Business (Cheltnam), and "Sailor's Hornpipe" by Lieutenant Moir and a song ("The Bellringer") by C. Hayes.
E. Godfrey. 2010. Masculinity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature: Duelling with Danger Springer, p. 163
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