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Record 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, workmates)
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/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15011, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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