James Kenney et al. in Bellevue, Sèvres, nr. Paris - 6 August, 1820, at night
from Diary of Thomas Moore, 6 August 1820, page 136:
In the evening I sauntered out and called upon Kenny [sic]. Miss Holcroft, a very nice girl, sang me a song or two to the harp.
Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 6 August 1820. In Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1596815400405 accessed: 20 October, 2021
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|unspecified songs||performed by Miss Holcroft|
|Date/Time||6 August, 1820, at night|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
During the summer of 1820, Moore and his family lived in a cottage in the grounds of La Butte Coaslin, the country home of his friends the Villamils, at Sèvres. The Kenney family were living at nearby Bellevue. Miss Holcroft was one of James Kenney's stepdaughters.