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Today is a Sunday, so its off to church twice with dinner in between. Then the Pepys are visited by Lady Batten and an unidentified daughter. Later, John Pepys arrives and John and Samuel resolve what to do about Paulina. The two men then go to William Wight's for supper before walking home together as far as St. Pauls where each go their separate ways.

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In today's entry Samuel works in the office, and then visits Sir William Batten to visit a ‘strange creature ’ (a primate of some species) from brought Guinea by Captain Holmes. He then visits Richard Ford with Colonel Slingsby to dicuss the rental of Ford's house by the Navy Office (it is adjacent to the current premises). He is visited at home by Henry Isham, with whom he drinks in the Mitre. A commended performance of Hamlet is followed by more drinking with a John Spong in the Sampson.

Quite a bit of development today. I've added a grounds-of association, as we seem to be having a number of places which are in the grounds of another (St Paul's Churchyard, Hatfield House vinyard, etc.). I've also created creature and a primate subclass for the strange creature, and a generic place-of-origin association which is intended to cover everything from nationality to object source.

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Two forward entries today to match the retrospective entries yesterday.

On 22nd August 1661 Samuel works at the Privy Seal, attends a family gathering at his uncle Fenner's (popping out for a drink with his father and uncle Wight), attends church, and then dines at his uncle Wight's.

On 23rd August 1661 Samuel visits his father, with whom he visits Dr Williams, where they have a discussion (I think this probably about Robert Pepys' will, but this is not stated explicity). They go on to Tom Trice's, who they take to an alehouse. There they discuss and sign the will of Robert Pepys, and leave to swear this infront of a judge (in an unnamed location). They return to the alehouse for a while, and then Samuel and Dr Williams dine at a cookshop. Finally, Samuel goes to William Joyce's to meet his wife, who he takes to the Opera.

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Topic map for 22 August.

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