Lady Shelburne et al. in Bowood House, Wiltshire - between late September, 1781 and early October, 1781, 12:00 AM

from Letter from Jeremy Bentham to his father, Jeremiah Bentham, 30 September–2 October 1781, page 99:

After dinner, while the gentlemen are still at their bottle, I steal away to the library where I meet Lady Shelburne and wait on her to her dressingroom: there we have music of some kind or other, unless there happen to be ladies in the house who are not musically disposed.

cite as

Jeremy Bentham, Letter from Jeremy Bentham to his father, Jeremiah Bentham, 30 September–2 October 1781. In Ian R. Christie (ed.), The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 3, January 1781–October 1788, volume 3 (London, 2017), p. 99. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515502572021 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: Bowood House, Wiltshire

Listeners

Lady Shelburne
1755-1789
Jeremy Bentham
Jurist, Philosopher, Reformer
1748-1832

Experience Information

Date/Time between late September, 1781 and early October, 1781, 12:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:56:12 +0000
Approved on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:33:09 +0000