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Thomas Morton (1764–1838)

Morton, Thomas. An English dramatist; born in the county of Durham, 1764; died in London, March 28, 1838. Among his dramas, some of which are still favorites, were: ‘Children in the Wood’ (1793); ‘The Way to Get Married’ (1796); ‘Cure for the Heart-Ache’ (1797); ‘Speed the Plough’ (1798), introducing the original Mrs. Grundy, who is heard of but never seen; ‘The Blind Girl’ (1801); ‘Town and Country’ (1807); ‘School for Grown Children’ (1827); etc.