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... SAMUEL PEPYS M.A., F.R.S.' Clerk Of The Acts And Secretary To
The Admiralty FOR THE FIRST TIME FULLY 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, WITH LORD BRAYBROOKE'S NOTES EDITED WITH
ADDITIONS BY HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A. Vol. VII, Part II Dec 8,
1667-april 30, 1668 NEW YORK CROSCUP & STERLING COMPANY
PUBLISHERS All rights reserved LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Vol. VII. Part
II Catherine Of Braganza Frontispiece PAGE Sidney Godolphin, Earl
Of Godolphin .... 280 Gresham College, Old Broad Street 336 8th
(Lord's day). All the morning at my chamber doing something towards
the settling of my papers and accounts, which have been out of
order a great while. At noon to dinner, where W. How with us, and
after dinner, he being gone, I to my chamber again till almost
night, and then took boat, the tide serving, and so to White Hall,
where I saw the Duchesse of York, in a fine dress of second
mourning for her mother,1 being black, edged with ermine, go to
make her first visit to the Queene since the Duke of York was sick;
and by and by, she being returned, the Queene come and visited her.
But it was pretty to observe that Sir W. Coventry and I, walking an
hour and more together in the Matted Gallery, he observed, and so
did I, how the Duchesse, as soon as she spied him, turned her head
a one side. Here he and I walked thus long, which we have not done
a great while before. Our discourse was upon everything: the
unhappiness of having our matters examined by people that
understand them not; that it was better for us in the Navy to have
men that do understand the whole, and that are not passionate; that
we that have taken the most pains are called upon t...
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