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First Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

Capt. William Hickes, of Deptford; diligent "old Cavalier." (P)

Second Reading

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

L&M cite in the National Archives a letter from William Hickes to Pepys, 23 August, 1663 reporting embezzlement of the King's stores. Good find, Terry Foreman!

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Terry continues on the trail of the diligent Capt. William Hickes ...
on Sept, 1 1663 in the Diary: "... Captain Hickes, who brought my wife some shells, very pretty."

Terry's find: The letter is in the National Archives. (L&M note):
On 9 September 1663 Captain William Hicks wrote to Pepys promising to 'plunder abroad for more rarities' to share with Elizabeth Pepys.

I wonder what he wants???

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