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Record 12036

Reading Experience:

'After a little discourse with him, I took coach and home, calling upon my booksellers for two books, Rushworths and Scobells "collecions" - I shall make the King pay for them. The first I spent at my office some time to read and it is an excellent book.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 30 Nov 1663
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner, before bed
Place: city: London
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 1663
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Rushworth
Title: Historical Collections
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1659
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12036  
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: 402
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 402,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:



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