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: 25 September, 2021

location of experience: Bowood House, Derry Hill, Wiltshire

Listeners

2nd Baronet Lemon
Politician
1784-1868
Charles Richard Fox
Army officer, member of parliament, numismatist
1796-1873
David Macdonald
naval captain
17??-
3rd Marquess of Lansdowne
British statesman, Politician
1780-1863
1st Baron Dunfermline
lawyer, member of parliament, Politician
1776-1858
Marchioness of Lansdowne
Lady of the Bedchamber 1837-38
1785-1851
Sir James Mackintosh of Kyllachy
political writer, Politician
1765-1832
William Dickinson
member of parliament, Politician
1771-1837
William Macdonald
archdeacon of Wiltshire, Clergyman, vicar of Bishops Cannings Wiltshire
1783-1862

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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