Clement William Scott (1841-1904) was a author and drama critic. He contributed pieces to the
The observer, and others. He was also the editor of the
Theatre, and adapted French plays for the London stage. The collection consists of letters from various persons to Clement Scott,
mostly connected with the theater.
Clement William Scott was born in 1841 in London, England; attended Marlborough College, and became a clerk at the War office
in 1860; became author and drama critic, contributing pieces to the Daily telegraph, Sunday times, Weekly dispatch, London Figaro, The observer, and others; after retiring from the civil service in 1879, he joined the staff of the Daily telegraph as drama critic, and also became editor of the Theatre in 1880; adapted French plays for the London stage; published works include Lays of a Londoner (1882), Lays and lyrics (1888), The drama of yesterday and to-day (1899), and Ellen Terry (c. 1900); he died in 1904.
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