John Newbolt in Procession to St. Paul's Cathedral, London - 19 December, 1797

from Letter from John Newbolt, Esq. to Lady Harriot Strangways, 20 December 1797, pages 95–98:

My dear Lady Harriot,—Though my account of the procession will come what you call a day after the fair, yet as I promised I should give a little account of our own, you shall have it upon the maxim of ‘better late than never,’ for I was so thoroughly jaded yesterday upon my return, it was out of my power to do any one thing; and I feel it so much to-day I am not much better, but I can with truth assure you that it was in my opinion one of the finest spectacles ever seen in this country.* The day was beautiful, and from the doors of St. Paul’s to the…   more >>

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John Newbolt, Letter from John Newbolt, Esq. to Lady Harriot Strangways, 20 December 1797. In Harriet Georgiana Mundy (ed.), The Journal of Mary Frampton, from the Year 1779, until the year 1846 (London, 1885), p. 95–98. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535536275996 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Procession to St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Listeners

John Newbolt
barrister, Chief Justice of Madras, Recorder of Bombay
-1823

Listening to

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'God Save the King' performed by Military bands
Military music in a procession performed by Military bands

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 December, 1797
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:51:16 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:05:13 +0100