Thomas Twining in London - between 1768 and 1769

from Thomas Twining to Charles Jenner, 20 February 1769, pages 69-70:

Thomas Twining to Charles Jenner, Fordham, February 20, 1769 On one rainy morning I actually sat down to write to you, but was interrupted before I had finish’d the first sentence: & had I not been, I never cou’d have gone on, with such an unsettled dissipated brain, full of Lovattini,! & Garrick, & [Niccolo] Picini, & Reynolds, &c., vibrating, & quivering like a jelly. Let this be some excuse for me. Your letter was long, & sociable, & such as I like; & therefore ought to have been answered sooner. I don’t know whether you know anything of operatic music in London, or no: or whether …   more >>
cite as

Thomas Twining, Thomas Twining to Charles Jenner, 20 February 1769. In Thomas Twining, and Ralph S. Walker (ed.), A selection of Thomas Twining's letters 1734-1804 : the record of a tranquil life, volume 1 (Lewiston, New York, 1991), p. 69-70. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Thomas Twining
Cleric, cleric

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1768 and 1769
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:42:18 +0000