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RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEP/5/44/4
Former ReferenceD3311/19/70
TitleAccount by Eleanor Anne Porden of evening spent spent at Mr Flaxman's on 23 Oct 1812, with discussion and conversation about ghosts, spirits and other supernatural beings
Date24 Oct 1812
DescriptionIn the company of Mr, Mrs and Miss Flaxman, 2 Miss Denmans, Mr T. Denman, Mrs and Miss Vardill, Governor Franklin, and her mother. Conversation started after supper on the subject of Dr Johnson and his "propensity to Superstition". 2 sheets.
Extent2 sheets
LevelItem
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Archive CreatorEleanor Anne Porden, later Eleanor Franklin (1795-1825)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
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