Terry continues on the trail of the diligent Capt. William Hickes ...
on Sept, 1 1663 in the Diary: "... Captain Hickes, who brought my wife some shells, very pretty."
Terry's find: The letter is in the National Archives. (L&M note):
On 9 September 1663 Captain William Hicks wrote to Pepys promising to 'plunder abroad for more rarities' to share with Elizabeth Pepys.
I wonder what he wants???
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.