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About Tuesday 4 August 1668

Matt Newton  •  Link

Another sad reference to eyesight.
Often linked to writing or reading but did his problem extend to identifying people?

About John Hawley

Matt Newton  •  Link

In Jan '62, Mr. H gives Sam his quarterly salary for duty to Sandwich.
But Sam gives half back.

About Thursday 10 January 1660/61

Matt Newton  •  Link

There comes Mr. Hawley to me and brings me my money for the quarter of a year’s salary of my place under Downing that I was at sea.

Why did Sam give Mr. H half back?

About Sunday 11 November 1666

Matt Newton  •  Link

Let's give Uncle a break. Sam says the good stuff has been sent out of town due to the troubles. It's not as of he does not possess top notch plate. He's awaiting their return.

About Tuesday 11 September 1666

Matt Newton  •  Link

If I recall correctly there's another part of the cellar that's not so nice.
Yes Allen. I believe there was or is (?) an over flow from next door. Humm, where there is muck, there's brass.

About Saturday 18 August 1666

Matt Newton  •  Link

Thanks for the picture of the mole. Do you think that the coast is on the left?
And open water at the bottom of the picture?