Tuesday, August 29 1758

Mr Sterry and Mr Neatby breakfasted with us and went away as soon as they had breakfasted… About 10:20 I set out for Lewes where I dined with Mr Thomas Scrase on a shoulder of mutton, French beans and a butter pudding cake. Balanced accounts with Mr Thomas Friend and received of him one bill on Messrs Cue and Rutt… value £60, in full, which bill I sent Messrs Margesson and Collison by Wade the Lewes carrier in a letter of Mr Madgwick’s… Rec’d of Mr Henry Burtenshaw 2.17.0 in full; viz.,

To money he received for me of Mr Isaac Hook in full6.19.0
To expenses attending arresting Thomas Darby etc.4.1.0
To writing a letter to Mr Hooko.1.0
To money received of him today2.17.0

I also received of Mr Henry Burtenshaw a bond and a bill of sale from Thomas Darby as a security for his debt. The bond was for £22 and the bill of sale as a collateral security for the same. My bill on Darby [???], and the charges being 4.1.0, the security was given me for £22… I met at Lewes Mr Gadsden, where we stayed tippling so long that I was constrained to stay at the White Horse all night…

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