Luke Walsh et al. in Plymouth, Montserrat, Leeward Islands - 29 July, 1709

from 'America and West Indies: July 1710, 19-31' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 25, 1710-1711, pages 137-152:

Deposition of Sygismond Cooper, Mountserratt, July 28, 1710. On July 29, 1709, deponent kept a tavern in Plymouth [Mountserrat]. There were several gentlemen drinking a glass of wine in his house and singing harmless songs, when Ensign Luke Walsh came to the door with a drummer and best round about Cockolds for a considerable time, at which the company being very much incommonded, ordered deponent to shut the door. Walsh asked who dared to shut any door against him and drew his sword offering to stick his servant. 

cite as

Cecil Headlam (ed.), 'America and West Indies: July 1710, 19-31' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 25, 1710-1711, volume 25 (London, 1924), p. 137-152. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547138655032 accessed: 5 July, 2022

location of experience: Plymouth, Montserrat, Leeward Islands

Listeners

Listening to

hide composers
unspecified singing performed by Gentlemen
aggressive drumming

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 July, 1709
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, outdoors, in public

Notes

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Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:44:15 +0000
Approved on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:28:24 +0100