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Quite a long diary entry for today.

Samuel spends the first half of the day working at the Navy Office, and then has an errand to run - he has to get the Lord Privy Seal to seal a document for the Lord Chancellor. The errand takes up the best part of the day with Pepys travelling to the chambers of the Privy Seal; the Lord Chancellor's home at Worcester House; and then to the Lord Privy Seal's house at Chelsea (by way of the pub, of course). I have modelled the errand itself as a "Work" event, with the various journies and carousing modelled as separate events that occur during the work event.

Samuel's journey home is eventful too. He has to walk from Chelsea, and on the way meets Mr and Mrs Marsh and they all go drinking together on their way to Westminster.

Other events described in today's entry do not involve Samuel directly. The Montague's children are all summoned to a dinner by their mother, Elizabeth Pepys dines with her father-in-law, and Katherine Fenner dies.

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Topic map for today's entry.

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Today's entry introduces one retrospective event and a small problem (cleared up!).

The retrospective event is the gift of a book made by Henry Moore to Samuel when they met on 7th August. This is easily accomodated, and I have created the event in today's topic map - so that the focus of each topic map is on the content of the diary entry, not on the happenings of the particular day.

The small issue is one of terminology. Up to now I have used the term "Book" to mean a particular text. So, the "Shorter Oxford English Dictionary" and Latham & Matthews annotated diaries were typed as "Book". However, in today's entry I want to record the fact that Sam reads the text "Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity", and that he was given a copy of the text as a book. Note the change of terms: the term "Text" is now used to refer to the abstract written work, and "Book" is now reserved for an individual copy of a text.

Much of the rest of the day's entry is straightforward enough. One new person is introduced, Dr Tom Pepys, but I also have added a topic for Richard Hooker (author of the text that Sam is reading).

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