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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cite as

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: 29 May, 2023

location of experience: Derby and Nottingham

Listeners

William Hutton
Author, bookbinder, historian, investor in business ventures […]
1723-1815

Listening to

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the sound of the bell-harp performed by William Hutton, an unnamed acquaintance

Experience Information

Date/Time 1743
Medium live
Listening Environment solitary

Notes

At the time of this account, William Hutton was apprenticed to his uncle, a stocking-maker in Nottingham.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 20 Jul 2022 11:27:50 +0100
Approved on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:04:11 +0100