The Spitalfields Weaver
F.C.L. Bosman (1928) often has the author's name as "Bayley", possibly an error in his sources on South African performances.
The original text
First performed at the St James's Theatre, London, on 10 February, 1838. First printed in London by Chapman and Hall in 1838. Reprinted many times in the 19th century.
Apparently from an unidentified French original, though completely Anglicised.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
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