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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=14871, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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