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A diary of the actions & accidents of my life: tending partly to observe & memorize ye Providences therein manifested, & partly to investigate ye measure of time in astronomical directions and to determine the astrall causes &c.
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Scope/Content: Manuscript. On title page: "Rye, Begun July 12, 1694." Published as: An astrological diary of the seventeenth century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Scope/Content: Manuscript diary kept by Samuel Jeake, begun in 1694, but treating events in his life from his birth to 1694. Illustrated with astrological diagrams. Condition: Bound in parchment wrappers.
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196 p., bound ;21 cm.
Astrology--Early works to 1800. Horoscopes--Early works to 1800. Merchants--England--17th century--Diaries.
Passed down through Jeake's widow's family by her second husband, Joseph Tucker; "M. Frewen" inscribed on cover, probably by Sarah Jenkins Frewen, widow of Moreton Frewen.