Charles Lewis Phipps et al. in Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire - 24 July, 1819
from Diary of Thomas Moore, 24 July 1819, page 345:
Dinner at home: Salmons and Miss S. Hughes; the Phippses and Brabant in the evening. Sung. Supped out in the open air at ten o’clock, and sat out till half-past eleven. The candles hardly moved by a breath.
Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 24 July 1819. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 345. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1594728235798 accessed: 3 December, 2023
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|unspecified vocal music||performed by Thomas Moore|
|Date/Time||24 July, 1819|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, outdoors|
The Salmons were a prominent Devizes professional and landowning family that included William Salmon (d. 1826), a Devizes attorney, and his son, William Wroughton Salmon (d. 1855), also a lawyer and banker. Miss S Hughes belonged to the family of one of the two Hughes brothers who were neighbours and close friends of Thomas Moore in Bromham. Robert Brabant had a medical practice in Devizes.