Sunday, October 2 1757

Myself, maid and 2 boys at church in the forenoon… There was a brief read for the parish church of Corely in the county of Salop, amounting to the sum of £1005 and upwards. I collected upon the said brief the sum of 22d, and 1d I gave myself makes in the whole 23d. We dined on a piece of beef roasted in the oven yesterday, boiled plum suet pudding, and a hard pudding, turnips and onion sauce. My whole family at church in the afternoon… After churchtime I went to Mr Porter’s and signed the brief read today, but did not stay. Thomas Davy at our house in the evening, to whom, and in the day, I read 7 of Tillotson’s sermons.

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