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

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  • 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 1 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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