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Record 11918

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'to my office and there made an end of reading my book that I have had of Mr Barlows, of the Journall of the Comissioners of the Navy who begun to act in the year 1618 and continued six years; wherein is fine observations and precedents, out of which I do purpose to make a good collection.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 6 Apr 1663
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
other location: 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: 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [Report of the proceedings of the commission of 1618]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11918  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 96
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11918, accessed: 21 November 2019

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