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About Monday 29 May 1665

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"the setting up of some neat plates that Burston has for my money made me,"

"for my money"?

In September 1665 the Navy Treasurer paid £4 15s. for a plate of Deptford yard to hang in the Navy Office (L&M)

Might that have been another plate and this one paid for by Pepys? Possibly.

About Monday 22 May 1665

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"an idle sermon from that conceited fellow, Dr. Britton, saving that his advice to unity, and laying aside all envy and enmity among them was very apposite."

L&M: Evelyn (who had a high regard for Breton) reported this sermon: 'our Doctor preached on 2 Chro: 15.2. Admonitorie to union & Concord.'

KJV: And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The Lord is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

About Tuesday 16 May 1665

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""...with an account of my yesterday’s actions in writing..."
not all surly just the provisions et al."

CGS, that may have been what Pepys needed to report to Albemarle. L&M note in the Calender of State Papers Domestic 1664-5, pp. 365-7 the correspondence arranging for a supply of victuals to last until the end of August.

About Friday 12 May 1665

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"He gone, come Mr. Povy,"

L&M: Povey appears as a witness to Thomas Pepys's signature on the agreement mentioned earlier in this entry.

About Wednesday 10 May 1665

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"In the Sir W. Warren and Mr. Deering at a taverne hard by with intent to do some good upon their agreement in a great bargain of planks."

L&M: Dering sent in a tender in July and a contract was agreed in September.

About Wednesday 10 May 1665

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"some soldiers, by the Duke’s order, to go keep pressmen on board our ships."

L&M cite evidence a platoon of men was sent by the following day.