Thomas Twining in Stony Stratford

from Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Passenham, 6 August 1798, page 518:

August 8th. Not a word have I been able to add till now. Mr. [Charles] Hague (of Cambridge) & a scholar of his, have been here ever since Friday last: you may imagine how pleasantly my time has been fiddled away. Hague is both a charming player, & a very pleasant man. Monday evening there was, what there never had been before, a concert at Stony Stratford, for the benefit of Mr. Banet, Organist of Northampton. We all assisted. A very bad room, with a very low ceiling, cramm’d more than full, with all the gens comme il faut in the place & neighbourhood. Dancing afterwards till 3 in the …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Thomas Twining to Richard Twining, Passenham, 6 August 1798. In Thomas Twining, and Ralph S. Walker (ed.), A selection of Thomas Twining's letters 1734-1804 : the record of a tranquil life, volume 2 (Lewiston, New York, 1991), p. 518. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1393600068747 accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Stony Stratford

Listeners

Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric
1734-1804

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:07:48 +0000