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Record 14878

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'he and I all the afternoon to read over our office letters, to see what matter can be got for our advantage or disadvantage therein'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 1 Dec 1667
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at home of Samuel Pepys
   
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:Will Hewer
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: 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: [n/a]
Title: [office letters]
Genre: Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14878  
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: 557
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 557, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14878, accessed: 19 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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