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"THE SAVOY THEATRE."
To the Editor of the Sheffield Daily Telegraph.
Sir, – There is no truth in the statement that any difference with Sir A. Sullivan has its origin in a dispute as to how the "Mikado," or any other piece, should be cast. It is referable entirely to the fact that Sir A. Sullivan insists, as a condition of his composing music to a new libretto, that I shall hand over to Mr. D’Oyly Carte’s unrestricted control, all the London rights of the fourteen pieces which Sir A. Sullivan and I have written in collaboration; and this on terms which appear to me inadequate and unreasonable.
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