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Published: 01 January 2011

520 Pages | Black & white plate section, 2 maps

ISBN: 9780197264553

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The Chronicles of John Cannon, Excise Officer and Writing Master, Part 2

1734-43 (Somerset)

Edited by John Money

A British Academy Publication

Records of Social and Economic History

This edition is the first full scale study of John Cannon and his chronicles. Known to some as "the poor man's Pepys," Cannon wrote a remarkably candid autobiography, during a crucial period of change in British history. Part 2 covers the time Cannon spent as a schoolmaster in Glastonbury.