William Hutton in Derby and Nottingham - 1743
from The Life of William Hutton, F.A.S.S. … written by Himself, and published by his daughter, Catherine Hutton, pages 54–55:
At Whitsuntide I went to see my father, […] and was favourably received by my acquaintance. One of them played upon the bell-harp. I was charmed with the sound, and agreed for the price, when I could raise the sum, half a crown.
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William Hutton, and Catherine Hutton (ed.), The Life of William Hutton, F.A.S.S. … written by Himself, and published by his daughter, Catherine Hutton (London, 1816), p. 54–55. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1658312870609 accessed: 11 December, 2023
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|the sound of the bell-harp||performed by William Hutton, an unnamed acquaintance|
At the time of this account, William Hutton was apprenticed to his uncle, a stocking-maker in Nottingham.