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Record 11681

Reading Experience:

'earley up in the morning to read the "Seamans grammar and dictionary" I lately have got, which doth please me exceedingly well.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 13 Mar 1661
Country: England
Time: morning: early
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home
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: Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Smith
Title: The sea-man's grammar
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1653
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11681  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 53
  Additional comments: co-editor Willam Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 2, p. 53,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:

Or could be Sir Henry Manwayring's 'The sea-man's dictionary' (1644) Or could be both: editorial note, that Pepys bound the two together in one volume



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