The Committee, or The Faithful Irishman
A comedy by Sir Robert Howard (1626-1698).
The original text
Probably first performed in London in 1662, and printed 1665.
Translations and adaptations
Adapted as a popular two act farce called The Honest Thieves by Thomas Knight in 1797. First performed in the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden on 9 May 1797, and published G. Cawthorn in the same year.
Performance history in South Africa
See also The Honest Thieves
Facsimile version of the 1797 text, Google eBooks
F.C.L. Bosman, 1928: pp. 413, 510
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