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Record 11689

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the morning my father and I walked in the garden and read the Will; where though he gives me nothing at present till my father's death, or at least very little, yet I am glad to see that he hath done so well for us all - and well to the rest of his kindred.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 7 Jul 1661
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: Brampton
location in dwelling: house of deceased uncle
other location: in the garden
   
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: Admiralty, 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, workmates)
read with father, unsure if he is a listener
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Pepys
Title: The Will of Robert Pepys of Brampton
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: dated 12-15 August 1657 and proved 23 August 1661
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11689  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 133
  Additional comments: co-editor Willam Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 133, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11689, accessed: 13 November 2019

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