Countess Granville et al. in Spencer House, London - 4 July, 1807, in the afternoon

from Letter from Lady Sarah Spencer to her grandmother, the Dowager Lady Spencer, 6 July 1807, pages 3-4:

I will attempt to describe all that happened on Saturday. The first question we all of us asked as soon as we waked was, “Is it fair?” as, after the agony we had suffered in watching the “doubling…   more >>

cite as

Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Spencer to her grandmother, the Dowager Lady Spencer, 6 July 1807. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 3-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1540905214343 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Spencer House, London

Listeners

Countess Granville
1785-1862
Lady Lyttelton
Governess to Queen Victoria's children 1842-50, Lady of the Bedchamber 1838-42
1787-1870

Listening to

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Waltzes performed by a military band
Country dances performed by a band

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 July, 1807, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors

Notes

Lady Sarah Spencer married William Henry Lyttelton on 3 March 1813, after which she was known as Lady Lyttelton. He succeeded his half-brother as 3rd Baron Lyttelton in 1828. Harriet Cavendish married Lord Granville Leveson-Gower in 1809, and subsequently became known as Countess Granville.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:13:35 +0000
Approved on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:36:00 +0000