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Samuel Pepys, Estimate

Title: Samuel Pepys, Estimate

Creator: Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703

Dates: 1669

Quantity: 1 item

Collection Number: MS 0221

Language: English

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Preferred Citation: Samuel Pepys, Estimate (MS 0221). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

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Biography:

Samuel Pepys served as an officer in the Admiralty of England during the reigns of King Charles II and King James II. He also served as a member of Parliament and as President of the Royal Society. He wrote and published Memoirs of the Royal Navy (1690). Pepys is best known for his diaries, written between 1659 and 1669, which assist in documenting English life in the 17th century. The diaries were published in 1825.

Scope and Content:

The single item is an estimate for the cost of "sea victuals" for two thousand men at sea for six months.

Subjects:

Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Estimate, 1669, Apr. 15

The item reads in part "An Estimate for the charge of Sea Victualls for two thousand Men for Six months to be employed this year in his Majesties service...."


Related Material and Resources: Pepys, Samuel. English and American Memoirs. Co-Operative Publication Society. Colonial Press, 1901.



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