Thursday, July 6 1758

…Paid Dame Cornwell 2/6 for knitting me 1 pair of white worsted hose… This day Molly Hook went away; we gave her 2/6 for the time the girl had been with us. In the afternoon about 5 o’clock, or something before, we had a very heavy shower of rain and several loud claps of thunder, which seemed to be far distant from this place. In the evening read part of Thomson’s “Winter”.

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