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Record 14865

Reading Experience:

'and so away back home again, reading all the way the book of the Collection of Oaths in the several offices in this nation, which is worth a man's reading'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 27 Oct 1667
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
other location: while travelling home from Deptford
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: Richard Garnet
Title: The book of oaths ... very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any office of magistracy or publique employment
Genre: Conduct books, Law
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: probably first edition, 1649
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14865  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 8
  Page: 504
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 504,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:



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