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Record 15015

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thence home; and after dinner, by water with Tom down to Greenwich, he reading to me all the way, coming and going, my collections out of the Duke of York's old manuscript of the Navy, which I have bound up and doth please me mightily.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 29 Mar 1669
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
other location: in a boat on the Thames to and from Greenwich
   
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 to 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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Pepys
Title: [work on naval history]
Genre: History
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15015  
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: 501
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 501, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15015, accessed: 01 July 2022

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