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July 7

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Member of Parliament, dramatist, orator, and distinguished defender of the Press, died in London this day in 1816. Just three years previously his constituents of the town of Stafford had presented him with a “vase cup” which bore the following engraving: To the Right Hon. R. B. Sheridan the eloquent, intrepid, and […]