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For three nights only and positively no longer. By permission of the Right Worshipful the Vice-Chancellor, and the Worshipful the Mayor of Cambridge. This present Evening Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th, and Saturday the 16th instant. In the Concert Room, at the Black Bear Inn, Sieur Rea Sen. and Sons. Just arrived from the Royalty Theatre, London, but last from Oxford, and who had the Honour to exhibit by the express Desire of their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York, at the Palace in Newmarket, on Thursday the 8th of November 1792, and is happy to observe, that his Performance met with the highest Approbation from their Royal Highnesses and their Family. The Sieur with heart-felt Gratitude, returns his most grateful Acknowledgements to the Nobility and Gentry of the University and Town of Cambridge, for the liberal Encouragement he has experienced; and he feels himself peculiarly happy, that his Attempts to please have given Satisfaction. The Philosophical, Mathematical, and Mechanical Amusements, And the Astonishing, Wonderful, Surprising, and Unparallelled Deceptions & Recreations, of the celebrated Sieur Rea Sen. Whose Performance repeatedly drew crowded and brilliant Audiences in London, and met with unbounded Applause. His Exhibitions are entirely new, and not to be equalled in Europe, and totally divested of Confederacy, or the assistance of Spring Tables, &c. And to render the Evening's Entertainment as captivating as possible, the Whole will conclude with his Astonishing Exhibition of A Roasted Leg of Mutton. He will likewise fry a Pancake in any Gentleman's Hat over a Candle. An Inimitable Italian Egg Bag. The Enchanted Lemon, &c. &c. He will also play at several Games of Cards and engage to win. The Doors will be opened at 7 O'Clock, and begin precisely at half after 7. Tickets to be had of Sieur Rea, at the Red Bull, at the Black Bear, and at the Printing Office, Corner of Green-Street, at Two Shillings each. - Back Seats 1s. - The Performance will conclude by Nine O'Clock A Fire in the Room. - Music will attend.

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[Cambridge : s.n., 1793?]

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ESTC T13664

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