Martin French et al. in Montserrat, Leeward Islands - 1710, at night

from 'America and West Indies: July 1710, 19-31' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 25, 1710-1711, pages 137-152:

[Original spelling retained]

 

Deposition of Martin French, Mountseratt, July 28, 1710. Lt. Phillip Walsh and Phillip Everard came in disguise with soldiers clothes and musquets to deponent's house at an unseasonable time of the neight, and made a drummer beat Round heded Cockels Com Dick for an hour. Several times before the said officers ordered the drums to beat the same about the town at very unseasonable times of the night to the great disquiet of most of the towne. Signed, Martin French.

cite as

Cecil Headlam (ed.), 'America and West Indies: July 1710, 19-31' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 25, 1710-1711, volume 25 (London, 1924), p. 137-152. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547139140056 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: Montserrat, Leeward Islands

Listeners

Listening to

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aggressive drumming performed by a drummer

Experience Information

Date/Time 1710, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

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 16:52:20 +0000
Approved on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:37:18 +0100