Hester Lynch Piozzi in Grosvenor Square, London - 3 April, 1781, in the afternoon

from Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, April 1781, pages 488–489:

[Hester Thrale is giving an account of events during the days leading up to the death of her first husband, Henry Thrale, on 4 April 1781]

When I came home to dress […] I gave him [Piozzi] the Money I had collected for his Benefit 35£ I remember, it wasa Bankers Note, and I burst out o’crying […] Just then came a Letter from Dr Pepys, insisting to speak with me in the Afternoon; & […] I burst out …   more >>

cite as

Hester Lynch Piozzi, Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, April 1781. In Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana: The Diary of Mrs. Hester Lynch Thrale (Later Mrs. Piozzi) 1776–1809. 2nd ed. , volume 1 (Oxford, 1951), p. 488–489. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1543233102990 accessed: 24 April, 2024

location of experience: Grosvenor Square, London


Hester Lynch Piozzi
Writer, Writer

Listening to

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‘Rasserena il tuo bel Ciglio’ performed by Gabriele Mario Piozzi

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 April, 1781, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors


All spelling and punctuation copied from the original.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:51:43 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:38:12 +0000