Diary And Correspondence Of Samuel Pepys, F.r.s. (volume 1; V. 1659-1662); Secretary To The…

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bySamuel Pepys

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1848. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Pett,1 (kinsman to the Commissioner) of Chatham, should be suspended his employment till he had answered some articles put in against him, as that he should formerly say that the King was a bastard and his mother a strumpet. Eat a musk melon, the first I have tasted this year. 25th. This night W. Hewer brought me home from Mr. Pim's my velvet coat and cap, the first that ever I had. 26th (Lord's day.) To the parish church, where we are placed in the highest pew of all. A stranger preached a tedious long sermon. To church again in the afternoon with my wife; in the garden and on the leads at night. 27th. Come a vessel of Northdown ale from Mr. Pierce, the purser, to me, and a brave Turkey-carpet and a jar of olives from Captain Cuttance, and a pair of fine turtle-doves from John Burr to my wife. Major Hart2 come to me, whom I did receive with wine and anchovies, which made me so dry, that I was ill with them all night, and was fain to have the girl rise and fetch me some drink. 28th. Colonel Scroope3 is this day excepted out of 1 Employed by the Admiralty as a ship-builder. 8 Charles Hart, who had served as lieutenant of a troop of horse in the royal army, going on the stage, became, at the Restoration, one of the most distinguished actors. He afterwards relinquished his interest in the King's House to Davenant, for a weekly salary of forty shillings, which he enjoyed only a short time, dying of the stone; but it is not recorded when his death, or that of his friend Mohur, occurred. 3 Colonel Adrian Scroope, one of the persons who sat in judgment upon Charles I. comi e Act of Indemnity, which has been now long in coming out, but it is expected to-morrow. I carried home i?80 from the Privy Seal, by coach. 29th. My wife discovered my boy Will's theft, and a great d...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1848. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Pett,1 (kinsman to the Commissioner) of Chatham, should be suspended his employment till he had answered some articles put in against...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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