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Record 12136

Reading Experience:

'Up and by water with Mr Tooker (to Woolwich first, to do several businesses of the King's); and then on board Captain Fisher's ship, which we hire to carry goods to Tanger - all the way coming and going, I reading and discoursing over some papers of his'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 28 Sep 1664
Country: England
Time: morning: until dinner time
Place: city: London
other location: on boat travelling on the Thames between London and Woolwich
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [Captain] [Fisher?]
Title: [papers]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 12136  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 5
  Page: 281
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 5, p. 281,, accessed: 29 May 2020

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