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Call No.: MS Eng 991
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703.
Title: Miscellaneous papers of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters by English diarists John Evelyn and Samuel Pepys to various correspondents.
Samuel Pepys, English diarist and naval administrator, is also chiefly celebrated for his highly detailed and honest Diary, kept mostly between 1660 and 1669. John Evelyn (1620-1706) was an English country gentleman whose life-long diary is considered an invaluable source of information on life in 17th-century England. Evelyn and Pepys formed a lifelong friendship after the Restoration.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Correspondence of John Evelyn with various people. Also includes one letter from Mary Evelyn to Samuel Pepys; letters written by Samuel Pepys to various correspondents, some on naval matters; as well as letters received by Pepys, including two from Evelyn.