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British Rose has posted two annotations/comments since 14 December 2017.

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About Wednesday 25 January 1664/65

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Dear San Diego Sarah, Thank you so much for the link to the ESRI Map. It's a marvelous site.
I often try to follow Pepys' travels through London and environs.

About Tuesday 13 December 1664

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In the 17th century Pepys was working until nearly midnight. Beeswax candles must have been very expensive. I wonder how common it was for government workers like Pepys to labor until midnight. "