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    Samuel Gibbs French (November 22, 1818 – April 20, 1910) was an officer in the , wealthy , author, and a in the during the . He commanded a in the in the .

  • Like Taylor, French kept a diary that he published in book form late in life. “.” He dedicated it to his wife and children, and to the Confederate soldiers “who battled with the invading foe to protect our homes and maintain the cause for which Oliver Cromwell and George Washington fought.” French was married twice: to Eliza Matilda Roberts of Mississippi. They had two children, Matilda French, and a boy who died in childbirth with his mother. in January 1865 he married Mary F. Abercrombie of Alabama. They had 3 children: Samuel Gibbs French, Jr., Ada Mary French and Robert Abercrombie French.

    In 1830 George IV died and his younger brother William became King; Stephenson's Rocket had just been completed and the first passenger-carrying train was being "dragged by a locomotive"; the young Charles Dickens became a shorthand writer in Doctors' Commons; and in the theatre history had just been made with Black Eye'd Susan which had run for 150 performances at the Surrey Theatre. In this year too the forerunner to the firm which was to become Samuel French Ltd was founded in London.


    The new edition of The GUIDE gives details of all the plays handled by Samuel French Ltd, London, available for amateur performance in the British Isles

    Section A Full length plays (including all male and all female plays)
    Section B One act plays (including all female and all male plays)
    Section C Plays for children and young people
    Section D Pantomimes and Christmas plays
    Section E List of musical plays
    Section F French's technical books

    93rd edition available immediately

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    One of Manhattan's most established play festivals, the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival fosters the work of emerging writers, giving them the exposure of publication and representation. The festival resulting in this collection was held August 5th - 10th at Playwrights Horizons on 42nd Street in New York City. From the initial pool of 1,385 submissions, the Final Thirty plays were chosen to be performed over a period of one week. A panel of judges comprised of celebrity playwrights, artistic directors, and theatre professionals nominated one or more of each evening's plays as finalists. Out of these plays, six winners listed below were chosen by Samuel French, Inc. to receive publication and licensing contracts: John, who's here from Cambridge by Martyna Majok; The Logic by Will Arbery; Taisetsu Na Hito by Leah Nanako Winkler; A Wake For David's Fucked-Up Face by Skylar Fox; et-y-mol-o-gy by Jennifer Jasper; Mandate by Kelly Younger

    Now we bring to your attention Samuel Gibbs French, a Northerner who became a Confederate General in the Civil War. French was a graduate of West Point, Class of 1843, which included future Union General and President Ulysses S. Grant. Other Northerners in the class that fought for the Confederacy were Ohio-born Roswell Sabine Ripley and New York-born Franklin Gardner.

Samuel French, Ltd. – The House of Plays & Musicals Since 1830

Daughter of Samuel French (1788-1861) and Nancy Brandenburg (1797-1827) [also see ]
Wife of David Lollar II (1827-1858)
Mother of Robert Bruce Lollar (1854-1911)
Wife of William Tingle (1820-1894)