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Record 12138

Reading Experience:

'and there fitted myself and took a hackney-coah I hired (it being a very cold and fowle day) to Woolwich, all the way reading in a good book touching the Fishery; and that being done, in the book upon the statutes of Charitable uses, mightily to my satisfaction.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 26 Oct 1664
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
other location: in a coach between home (Seething Lane, London) and Woolwich
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: [unknown]
Title: Ichthyothera; or the royal trade of fishing [probably]
Genre: Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1662
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12138  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 5
  Page: 306
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 5, p. 306,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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