2nd Baronet Lemon et al. in Bowood House, Derry Hill, Wiltshire - late December, 1818

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 29 December 1818, pages 244–245:

[David] Macdonald called upon me to go to dinner at Bowood; obliged to feel our way, not very safely, through the fog. Company at dinner: Lemon and Lady Charlotte (Lady L.'s sister), Dickinson, an M. P.; Abercrombie, Macdonald's brother, Sir James Mackintosh, and Charles Fox. Sat between Mackintosh and Lord L[ansdowne]. […] Music in the evening; all but Mackintosh and the elder [William] Macdonald attentive. They talked the whole time: I did not mind Macdonald; but I was sorry for Mackintosh. I said, when I got up from singing, “I see those two gentlemen like …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 29 December 1818. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 244–245. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593949167410 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Bowood House, Derry Hill, Wiltshire


2nd Baronet Lemon
Charles Richard Fox
Army officer, Member of Parliament, numismatist
David Macdonald
naval captain
3rd Marquess of Lansdowne
British statesman, Politician
1st Baron Dunfermline
lawyer, Member of Parliament, Politician
Marchioness of Lansdowne
Lady of the Bedchamber 1837-38
Sir James Mackintosh of Kyllachy
political writer, Politician
William Dickinson
Member of Parliament, Politician
William Macdonald
archdeacon of Wiltshire, Clergyman, vicar of Bishops Cannings Wiltshire

Listening to

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unspecified songs performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time late December, 1818
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 05 Jul 2020 12:39:27 +0100
Approved on Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:03:50 +0100