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About Saturday 28 February 1662/63

David G  •  Link

I assume that docquet is the same as docket, i.e., the Penn's additional position is on the docket for consideration. If so, it's interesting how little has changed in the way that bureaucracies function.

About Wednesday 21 January 1662/63

David G  •  Link

I don't mean to harp on this but two haircuts in three days is unlikely. Much more likely is that Sam prefers the barber's metal blade to a pumice stone.

About Wednesday 21 January 1662/63

David G  •  Link

That seems unlikely since the barber came just three days before. Shaving must not have been a morning ritual in the seventeenth century.