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Francis Courtney Wemyss (1797–1859)

Wemyss, Francis Courtney (wēmz). An actor, manager, and theatrical writer; born in London, May 13, 1797; died in New York, Jan. 5, 1859. Among his works are: ‘Twenty-Six Years as Actor and Manager’ (1847); ‘Chronology of the American Stage’ (1852); and ‘Theatrical Biography.’ He edited ‘The Minor Drama’ (7 vols., 1848–52).