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Record Number: 15011


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'and I to my office and there made an end of the books of Proposicions; which did please me mightily to hear read, they being excellently writ and much to the purpose, and yet so as I think I shall make good use of in defence of our present constitution.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

14 Mar 1669

Country:

England

Time

afternoon: after dinner

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):
 

passive in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Tom Edwards [?]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

servant in the household of Samuel Pepys

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:

servant to Samuel Pepys



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[Report of the reforming commission of 1618]

Genre:

Law

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

15011

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:

482

Additional Comments:

Co-editor William Matthews

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 482, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=15011, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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