John Usher in Port Royal, Nova Scotia - 3 June, 1707, at night

from 'America and West Indies: June 1708, 26-30' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 23, 1706-1708, pages 771-785:

[Original spelling retained. The account finishes with a note: ‘This document, without date or signature, is in the hand and style of Lt. Gov. Usher’. Headlam in his vol. 23 preface agrees]

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cite as

Cecil Headlam (ed.), 'America and West Indies: June 1708, 26-30' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 23, 1706-1708, volume 23 (London, 1916), p. 771-785. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547134417495 accessed: 16 January, 2022

location of experience: Port Royal, Nova Scotia

Listeners

John Usher
English colonial government administrator
1642-1722

Listening to

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drumming and trumpeting during conflict performed by soldiers

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 June, 1707, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

British History Online, a digital library created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, includes calendars of state papers in which the listening experience was identified. Calendars are very detailed summaries of documents arranged chronologically, intended as a finding aid. Original documents are often held at the National Archives at Kew.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:33:38 +0000
Approved on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:41:10 +0100