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Title: Diary of Samuel Pepys, September-October 1661 Author: Samuel Pepys Release Date: November 29, 2004 [EBook #4129] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, *** Produced by David Widger THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS M.A. F.R.S. CLERK OF THE ACTS AND SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY TRANSCRIBED FROM THE SHORTHAND MANUSCRIPT IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY MAGDALENE COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE BY THE REV.
MYNORS BRIGHT M.A.
LATE FELLOW AND PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE (Unabridged) WITH LORD BRAYBROOKE’S NOTES EDITED WITH ADDITIONS BY HENRY B.
WHEATLEY F.S.A. DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS. SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 1661 September 1st (Lord’s day).
Last night being very rainy [the rain] broke into my house, the gutter being stopped, and spoiled all my ceilings almost.
At church in the morning, and dined at home with my wife.
After dinner to Sir W.
Batten’s, where I found Sir W.
Pen and Captain Holmes. Here we were very merry with Sir W.
Pen about the loss of his tankard, though all be but a cheat, and he do not yet understand it; but the tankard was stole by Sir W.
Batten, and the letter, as from the thief, wrote by me, which makes: very good sport.
Here I staid all the afternoon, and then Captain Holmes and I by coach to White Hall; in our way, I found him by discourse, to be a great friend of my Lord’s, and he told me there was many did seek to remove him; but they were old seamen, such as Sir J.
Minnes (but he would name no more, though I do believe Sir W.
Batten is one of them that do envy him), but he says he knows that the King do so love him, and the Duke o...





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