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Re: [pepysdiary] Site News: More "On this day" information

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  • Susan Thomas
    Dear Phil, 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. A.S.
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 8, 2008
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      Dear Phil,

      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.

      A.S.

      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/
      > <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/
      > <http://www.pepysdiary.com/archive/1662/03/15/>>.
      >
      > Phil
      >
      > --
      > Phil Gyford
      > http://www.gyford.com/ <http://www.gyford.com/>
      >
      >
    • Terry Foreman
      Indeed, Phil, how fun! The Earls Colne material is a worthy addition to an already-rich site! Thanks so much. Terry Foreman
      Message 2 of 3 , Aug 8, 2008
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        Indeed, Phil, how fun!

        The Earls Colne material is a worthy addition to an already-rich site!

        Thanks so much.

        Terry Foreman

        At 07:23 PM 8/8/2008 +1000, you wrote:
        >Dear Phil,
        >
        >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.
        >
        >A.S.
        >
        >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/ >
        > <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/ >
        > <http://www.pepysdiary.com/archive/1662/03/15/>>.
        > >
        > > Phil
        > >
        > > --
        > > Phil Gyford
        > > http://www.gyford.com/ <http://www.gyford.com/>
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
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