Caroline Powys in Fawley Court, Buckinghamshire - 6 January, 1789

from Diary of Caroline Powys, 6 January 1789, page 237:

Tenants’ annual feast at Fawley Court. We were there together with other principal tenants. The young people all as usual danced with the tenants six or eight dances; then we came up to cards and supper. The day always passes very agreeably, as it gives pleasure to see so many people all so happy. Many clever songs were sung by the gentlemen as well as farmers, and droll toasts given after dinner.

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Caroline Powys, Diary of Caroline Powys, 6 January 1789. In Climenson, Emily J. (ed.), Passages from the Diaries of Mrs. Philip Lybbe Powys of Hardwick House, Oxon. A.D. 1756 to 1808 (London, 1899), p. 237. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516741890378 accessed: 30 June, 2022

location of experience: Fawley Court, Buckinghamshire

Listeners

Caroline Powys
1739-1817

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Songs performed by Gentlemen and farmers

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 January, 1789
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:11:30 +0000
Approved on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:26:47 +0000