Thursday, January 25 1759

…Mr and Mrs Porter, Mrs Atkins, Mrs Coates, Mrs Gibbs, Miss Bett Hicks and Mr Calverley drank tea at our house. We played at brag in the evening; my wife and I lost ld. The foregoing people, together with Mr French, Thomas Fuller and John and William Piper supped with us on a piece of fresh salmon boiled, some Scotch collops, 3 boiled chickens, a cold chick pie, some cold slices of ham, sturgeon, a cold tongue, potted beef, tarts etc. They stayed till about 1:10 and all went away in very good order. At home all day.

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