This day Hannah Marchant came to be with us a little time to help clean the house etc. We dined on a duck’s giblets in a pudding with some carrots and the remains of Wednesday and yesterday’s dinners. My brother came over in the afternoon and stayed and drank tea with us. Rec’d back by the carrier the bill I sent Mr George Otway the 18th instant, having forgot to direct it… In the evening read part The Universal Magazine for August. Paid for 2 lbs tripe received today 4d.