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15 November 2007

The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Daily entries from the 17th century London diary

The original treeware blog. A post each corresponding day to the original; yes, it's been going on for a while. Really interesting stuff; great blogging idea! Check it out, from the "About" page:

This site is a presentation of the diaries of Samuel Pepys, the renowned 17th century diarist who lived in London, England (read more about him). A new entry written by Pepys will be published each day over the course of several years; 1 January 1660 was published on 1 January 2003.

If this is your first time here, you may want to read the the story so far, the frequently asked questions or some information about the text. You can also read the site using RSS and receive diary entries by email. If you want to post your own annotations you should also read the annotation guidelines.

This site is run by Phil Gyford. I'm happy to answer what questions I can (email me at phil [at] gyford [dot] com), but if you have a question about Pepys or his times you may be better off asking the knowledgeable people on the discussion group. If you want to talk about topics that aren't directly related to Pepys, then the social group may be for you.

Some of the Encyclopedia topics feature descriptions written by users of the site and their guidelines for doing this are here.

This site is created using Movable Type, PHP and MySQL.

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