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Record Number: 14767


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Fen read me an order of council passed the 17th instant, directing all the Treasurers of any part of the King's revenue to make no payments but such as shall be approved by the present Lord Commissioners; which will, I think, spoil the credit of his Majesty's service, when people cannot depend upon payment anywhere.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

23 Jun 1667

Country:

England

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: London

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:

Fen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

paymaster to the Navy Treasurer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Samuel Pepys


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[order of council]

Genre:

Politics, Law

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14767

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

8

Page:

285

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1974), 8, p. 285, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14767, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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