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Record 11997

Reading Experience:

'Thence with Mr Moore to the Wardrobe and there sat while my Lord was private with Mr Townsend about his accounts an hour or two - we reading of a merry book against the Presbyters called "Cabbala", extraordinary witty.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 31 Jul 1663
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
specific address: Whitehall?
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:Henry Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: lawyer, officer of Lord Sandwich's household
Religion: n/a
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: Sir John Birkenhead
Title: Cabala, or An impartial account of the non-conformists' private design
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1663
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11997  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 257
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 257,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

Read with Samuel Pepys



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