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Record 11734

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'and so I left them with him and went with Mr Moore to Grayes Inne to his chamber, and there he showed me his old Cambdens "Brittannia", which I intended to buy of him and so took it away with me and left it at St Pauls churchyard to be bound'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 21 Nov 1661
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
other location: Chambers of Mr Moore in Grays Inn
   
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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Camden
Title: Britannia
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11734  
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: 217
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 217, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11734, accessed: 13 November 2019

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