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from Thomas Twining to his Nephew, Richard, Colchester, 14 November 1796, page 476:

I lost a very high treat by not coming home sooner, that of hearing & playing with Jarnovic [Giovanni Giornovichi], who has been down here on a visit to Mr. Fisin. I must tell you a great stroke of his at Ipswich. Fisin introduced him to a musical friend there, who asked him if he would be so obliging as to play a little in the evening to gratify a few friends. Jarnovic answered very civilly that he should not chuse to play in public or to a large company, but had no objection to entertain a few of his friends. The Dilletante secured a large room & collected a pretty company of ladies, &c. …   more >>
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Thomas Twining, Thomas Twining to his Nephew, Richard, Colchester, 14 November 1796. 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. 476. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392399550825 accessed: 1 December, 2021

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Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:39:10 +0000