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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=14878, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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