Thursday, May 31, 2012

Pepys' Last Entry

May 31st, 1669 was the last day that the most famous of diarists, Samuel Pepys made an entry in his journal.  Pepys’ eyesight was failing, but he lived another 34 years.  Scott’s last entry was made much closer to his own end (April 16th, 1832), within a couple of months.

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