Friday, April 1 1757

After breakfast I went down to Jones’s, where I stayed till near 12 o’clock, when we all went down to Mr French’s in order to set the people off to carry home the man and his wife. They set off about 1:20; viz., the man and his wife and child, Mr French, Joseph Fuller, Thomas Cornwell and John Durrant. I came home immediately and dined on the remains of yesterday’s dinner. Very busy all the afternoon. Mrs Atkins drank tea with us. In the evening Thomas Davy at our house, of whom I received 1.5.7 in full. Gave Mr French in cash 5.5.0 to bear the expenses of the journey. In the evening read 2 papers of The Monitor lent me by Mrs Atkins.

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