Mary Delany in Gloucester - in the middle of 1749

from The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, Series 1, Volume 2, page 507:

Letter from Mrs. Delany to Mrs. Dewes, Glocester, 1 July, 1749 - I found all here well except poor Nancy, who seems to me in a very bad way ; our first meeting was what you may imagine it to be, and the first object that struck my eyes was a new tomb, and that put my spirits into such a hurry that I could not get the better of it for some time, nor had I courage to venture yesterday to church morning or evening, or to go out of doors but into the garden. I set Mrs. Viney to the harpsichord, and I was much pleased with the improvement the girls have made. Miss Viney really sings well, and …   more >>
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Mary Delany, and Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany, Series 1, Volume 2, volume 1/2 (London, 1861), p. 507. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434545968315 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: Gloucester

Listeners

Mary Delany
Artist, Writer
1700-1788

Listening to

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Harpsichord and vocal music performed by Anne Viney, Harriot, Miss Viney

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1749
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:59:28 +0100
Approved on Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:27:45 +0100