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Record 14871

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'all morning at my office shut up with Mr Gibson, I walking and he reading to me the order books of the office from the beginning of the Warr, for preventing the Parliament's having them in their hands before I have looked them over and seen the utmost that can be said against us from any of our orders'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 20 Nov 1667
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Whitehall
other location: at the office of Samuel Pepys
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Richard Gibson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: clerk to Samuel Pepys in the navy office
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Samuel Pepys
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Books containing the abstracts of orders
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14871  
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: 539
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 539, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14871, accessed: 16 September 2019

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