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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Edward Harrigan (1844–1911)

Harrigan, Edward. An American actor and playwright; born in New York, 1844; died in 1911. He formed a partnership with Tony Hart (1871–85), when the two opened in New York their first Theatre Comique (1876), bringing out there the ‘Mulligan Guard’ series of plays. Among his dramas, which are all of humble New York life, strong in character-drawing though weak in a literary sense, may be named ‘Squatter Sovereignty’ and ‘Cordelia’s Aspirations.’