3rd Earl of Clarendon in Albany, New York - 18 July, 1702

from 'America and West Indies: September 1702, 27-30', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 20, 1702, pages 611-648:

[New York Governor Edward Hyde (Lord Cornbury) held a conference with Native American Indians [Sachims] to announce the accession of Anne following the death of King William II and III on 8 March 1702]

 

Answer of the Five Nations to H.E [Lord Cornbury], Albany, July 18, 1702. [...] The Sachims sung a sorrowful song which they had made upon the death of his late Majesty, and said they were glad the Princess Anne had succeeded. 

cite as

Cecil Headlam (ed.), 'America and West Indies: September 1702, 27-30', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 20, 1702, volume 20 (London, 1912), p. 611-648. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547132297663 accessed: 1 December, 2021

location of experience: Albany, New York

Listeners

3rd Earl of Clarendon
Army officer, Colonial governor, English politician
1661-1723

Listening to

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a sung lament-- Native American performed by Native American Indians

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 July, 1702
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

British History Online, a digital library created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, includes calendars of state papers in which the listening experience was identified. Calendars are very detailed summaries of documents arranged chronologically, intended as a finding aid. Original documents are often held at the National Archives at Kew.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:58:18 +0000
Approved on Sat, 27 Jun 2020 16:12:09 +0100