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Record 14921

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Walked to St James and Pell Mell, and read over with Sir W. Coventry my long letter to the Duke of York and what the Duke of York hath from mine wrote to the board; wherein he is mightily pleased, and I perceive to put great value upon me.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 30 Aug 1668
Country: England
Time: morning
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 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
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: Samuel Pepys
Title: [letter]
Genre: Politics, Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14921  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 9
  Page: 293
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 9, p. 293, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14921, accessed: 17 November 2019

Additional comments:

read with Sir William Coventry, but unsure if one was reading to the other

 

 

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