Samuel Pepys, Estimate
Title: Samuel Pepys,
Quantity: 1 item
Collection Number: MS 0221
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Preferred Citation: Samuel Pepys, Estimate (MS 0221). Archives & Special Collections, University
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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.
Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703
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
Related Material and Resources: Pepys, Samuel. English and American Memoirs.
Co-Operative Publication Society. Colonial Press, 1901.