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Murdock, John, 1748-1834. The triumphs of love; or, Happy reconciliation. A comedy. In four acts. Written by an American, and a citizen of Philadelphia. Acted at the New Theatre, Philadelphia. (Philadelphia: Printed by R. Folwell, no. 33, Arch-Street., September 10, 1795).

Murdock, an ambitious Philadelphia barber, produced his comedy in Philadelphia on September 10, 1795. It was the first play to introduce Quakers to the American stage. Murdock signs the title page anonymously: Written by an American, and a Citizen of Philadelphia.


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