At home all day and busy. Mrs Rice and her daughter drank tea here. Paid Mr Edward Lashmer for 18 lbs 6d sugar, 8/9. Paid Francis Smith in cash 14.3.6, which with the £10 I gave him the 22nd instant makes 24.3.6 and is in full for money paid in London for me this week (to wit):
To Messrs Margesson and Collison 24.0.0
for 6 alphabets of round hand copies 0.3.6
Thomas Davy here in the evening. Stayed and went to cribbage. I lost 1 gallon of pears valued at 1½d. Borrowed of Thomas Davy in cash 5/-. George Richardson called on us in his way home from Dallington.