Samuel Buys a Chest of Drawers

Samuel Pepys’ diary entry for Monday the 1st of July, 1661:

“This morning I went up and down into the city, to buy several things, as I have lately done, for my house. Among other things, a fair chest of drawers for my own chamber, and an Indian gown for myself. The first cost me 33s., the other 34s.”

Jack Plane

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About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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One Response to Samuel Buys a Chest of Drawers

  1. D.B. Laney says:

    It’s amazing that three, simple sentences can speak volumes.

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