Lithographed document with handwritten entries signed "Eugène Scribe".
Small folio. 1 p.
Payment order from the Comédie-Française ("Théâtre Français"), for Eugène Scribe's play "Adrienne Lecouvreur". Scribe was supposed to receive 5,000 francs from the treasurer of the theatre, according to a contract from 9 March 1849. The play had already premiered on 14 April 1849, a month prior to the payment.
Co-signed by the Sociétaires Jean-Baptiste Provost (1798-1865), Edmond Geffrey (1804-1895), and an unidentified signatory.
Traces of folds. With some foxing to the upper and lower margins and minor tears. Dust-stained.