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A short-hand note-book of Samuel Pepys, 17th century

MS. Rawl. C. 859

  • Request

"Memorandums and minutes generall, relateing to observables generall of the navy, etc." are interspersed throughout.


  • Creation: 17th century


283 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 859


MS. Rawl. C. 859 consists of four volumes:

  1. MS. Rawl. C. 859A*: facsimile of MS. Rawl. C 859A
  2. MS. Rawl. C. 859A: fols. 1-56
  3. MS. Rawl. C. 859B: fols. 57-202
  4. MS. Rawl. C. 859C: fols. 203-255


  • The journal of the Tangier voyage (omitting the Commissions and Instructions which are included in fols. 62–69), together with a portion of the journal kept in Spain, are printed (as deciphered by Rev. John Smith, A.M.) in the Life, Journals and Correspondence of S. Pepys , 2 vols., in octavo. Lond., 1841.

Physical Facet

On paper, in octavo


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom