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Record Number: 14384


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'and I read the petty-warrants all the day till late at night, that I was very weary, and troubled to have my private business of my office stopped to attend this - but mightily pleased at this falling out.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

8 Feb 1667

Country:

England

Time

morning
afternoon
evening

Place:

city: London
specific address: Whitehall
other location: at the office

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Samuel Pepys

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1633

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Admirality, Clerk of the Acts

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[petty-warrants]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

14384

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

8

Page:

50

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys, (London, 1974), 8, p. 50, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14384, accessed: 13 April 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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