Tuesday, May 16 1758

…Thomas Cornwell at work for me about half the day. He and my brother Sam Slater dined with us on a piece of bacon and part of loin veal boiled, a light pudding, and greens and a boiled mackerel. As soon as we had dined my brother Samuel Slater went away. In the evening Thomas Davy at our house to whom I read part of Euclid’s Elements of Geometry.

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