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Title: Diary of Samuel Pepys, July-August 1662 Author: Samuel Pepys Release Date: November 30, 2004 [EBook #4135] 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. JULY & AUGUST 1662 July 1st.
To 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, where I had Mr.
Sheply to dine with us, 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 yard, in which...





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