Diary And Correspondence Of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S. Volume 1; From His Ms. Cypher In The…

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byBaron Richard Griffin Braybrooke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 Excerpt: ... July 1st, 1662. O the office, and there we sat till past noon, and then Captain Cuttance and I by water to Deptford, where the Royal James (in which my Lord went out the last voyage, though he came back in the Charles) was paying off by Sir W. Batten and Sir W. Pen. So to dinner, and from thence I sent to my Lord to know whether she should be a first rate, as the men would have her, or a second. He answered that we should forbear paying the officers and such whose pay differed upon the rate of the ship, till he could speak with his Royal Highness. To the pay again after dinner, and seeing of Cooper, the mate of the ship, whom I knew in the Charles, I spoke to him about teaching the mathematiques, and do please myself in my thoughts of learning of him, and bade him come to me in a day or two. Towards evening I left them, and to Redriffe by land, Mr. Cowly, the Clerk of the Cheque, with me, discoursing concerning the abuses of the yarde, in which he did give me much light. So by water home, and after half an houre sitting talking with my wife, who was afeard I did intend to go with my Lord to fetch the Queene mother over, in which I did clear her doubts, I went to bed by daylight, in order to my rising early to-morrow. 2nd. Up while the chimes went four, and to put down my journal, and so to my office, to read over such instructions as concern the officers of the Yard; for I am much upon seeing into the miscarriages there. By and by, by appointment, comes Commissioner Pett; and then a messenger from Mr. Coventry, who sits in his boat expecting us, and so we down to him at the Tower, and there took water all, and to Deptford (he in our passage taking notice how much difference there is between the old Captains for obedience and order, and the King's new Capta...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 Excerpt: ... July 1st, 1662. O the office, and there we sat till past noon, and then Captain Cuttance and I by water to Deptford, where the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:February 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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