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Charles Taylor has posted seven annotations/comments since 21 December 2017.

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About Wednesday 1 March 1664/65

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According to one inflation calculator, 20 pounds in 1665 is roughly 5,000 pounds in today's money. Sam has been such a creep lately. Consider the money restitution.

About Wednesday 15 February 1664/65

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If memory serves me right, there was a movie called "The Old Soak", based on a script by Don Marquis, of Archie and Mehitabel fame. Old drunk saves the town from teetotalers-something like that. Hey, it's Don Marquis.

About Monday 23 January 1664/65

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Re: laughing Spaniards on shore. Nothing could be funnier, from their point of view, than watching their two traditional enemies beating up on each other.

About Tuesday 10 January 1664/65

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The full Spanish toast is: Health, love and money, and the time to enjoy them. It sounds better in Spanish-Salud amor y dinero, y el tiempo para gastarlos. Hard to argue with that-in any language.