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AUGUST SPIER has posted three annotations/comments since 20 January 2021.

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2 Jun 2022, 9:55 p.m. - AUGUST SPIER

"Stylo Laeconico" I would have thought this to translate to "in a laconic style". Thus the ending of the letter might read, "I am, Sir, in brief, your most faithful servant"

8 Aug 2021, 11:34 a.m. - AUGUST SPIER

This is Gus Spier. I believe I started following the diary 'way back, early in the first iteration of this noble endeavor. I've fallen on and off the Pepys wagon several times since then. I retired from the US Air Force in 1995 and started my second career in IT shortly thereafter. I'm located in semi-rural Northern Virginia. All respect and honor to Phil for this noble task.

20 Jan 2021, 6:12 p.m. - AUGUST SPIER

Contrary to Mr. Pelling's assessment, my Lord Shrewsbury died consequent to his duel with Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. See https://www.towerstimes.co.uk/history/from-the-archives/earls-of-shrewsbury/#1507565076586-b2200e1b-9eff For a brief introduction to Buckingham, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Villiers,_2nd_Duke_of_Buckingham