Miss Bushe et al. in Ireland - mid February, 1750
from Letter from Mrs Delaney to Mrs Dewes, Delville, February 1750-51, pages 17-18:
We met a Miss Veraselle, a French merchant's daughter, a sickly young woman, who lodges at Glasnevin for her health. I soon found she was musical and a performer on the six-stringed base, and exprest a desire of hearing her ; upon which, with a great deal of good humour, she suffered Mrs. Eccles to send for her base, and played an hour to us most agreeably. She has a neat execution and pretty taste ; and seems quite mistress of the instrument, but I made no advances there to an acquaintance, not knowing how she might he entangled with a family...
Mary Delaney, Letter from Mrs Delaney to Mrs Dewes, Delville, February 1750-51. In Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and correspondence of Mary Granville, volume Series,1 Vol. III (London, 1861), p. 17-18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436194665884 accessed: 3 June, 2023
|Date/Time||mid February, 1750|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|