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Record 12236

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'and by and by comes a letter from Mr Coventry's own hand to him; which he never opened (which was a strange thing) but did give it me to open and read, and consider what was fit for our offce to do in it and leave the letter with Sir W. Clarke... I copied out the letter...'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 8 Jun 1665
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
   
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 26 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: Sir William Coventry
Title: [letter]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12236  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: 5
  Page: 121
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 5, p. 121, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12236, accessed: 14 November 2019

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