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Record 14920

Reading Experience:

'Up, and all morning at the office << where the Duke of York's long letter was read, to their great trouble and their suspecting me to have been the writer of it>>'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 29 Aug 1668
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: Whitehall
other location: at his office
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
yes, but unknown apart from Samuel Pepys
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: James, Duke of York
Title: [letter]
Genre: Politics, Law
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14920  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 9
  Page: 292
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 9, p. 292,, accessed: 29 March 2023

Additional comments:



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