Indeed, Phil, how fun!
The Earls Colne material is a worthy addition to an already-rich site!
Thanks so much.
At 07:23 PM 8/8/2008 +1000, you wrote:
>Thank you for all your efforts to "add value"to this site - as if it
>wasn't wonderful anyway!
>Your hard work is always appreciated.
>Phil Gyford wrote:
> > http://www.pepysdiary.com/about/archive/2008/08/07/8873.php
> > <http://www.pepysdiary.com/about/archive/2008/08/07/8873.php>
> > Some time ago I added the average monthly temperature and links to the
> > House of Commons and House of Lords journals to the side of each diary
> > entry. I've now added links to information at the Records of Earls Colne
> > <http://linux02.lib.cam.ac.uk/earlscolne/ >
> > The site includes the diary of Ralph Josselin, the vicar of this Essex
> > village, which have been posted in annotations here in the past. I've
> > now added links from Pepys' Diary pages directly to Josselin's diary
> > entries for the same days, where available.
> > The Earls Colne site also includes many church records -- of baptisms,
> > marriages, burials, etc -- plus various documents from court
> > proceedings. I've now added links from the relevant days to these sources.
> > Pepys didn't have any direct connection to Earls Colne (a village forty
> > miles north east of London) as far as I know, but I thought these
> > contemporary documents would help provide some extra atmosphere and
> > background reading. Here's an example:
> > <http://www.pepysdiary.com/archive/1662/03/15/ >
> > Phil
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> > Phil Gyford
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