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Morton Thomas

Morton, Thomas (1764-1808), wrote Speed the Plough, Town and Country, and other pieces popular in their day; John Maddison (1811-91), the author of the evergreen Box and Cox and numerous other farces, written between 1835 and 1885, held for some years a clerkship in Chelsea Hospital, and died a poor brother of the Charterhouse.