Monday, March 1 1756

At home all day. My brother Moses was here in the forenoon. We dined on the remains of yesterday’s dinner. Mrs Rice drank tea with us. I sent Frank Smith by his boy John Westgate in cash £13, which he is to pay for me in London; see the next time we balance. I sent Mr John Crouch…£10. Paid the post for bringing a parcel from Lewes 6d. Returned to Mr Richard Sterry 2 lbs best smelts, 0.2.8, and also to Messrs Margesson and Collison:

3 lbs 3 oz worsted 2/8        0.8.6

4 Culgee hand. [?] 2/7        0.10.4

In the evening Mrs Virgoe sat with us about 1 hour.

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