Wednesday, October 31 1759

My brother came over in the forenoon and brought my horse again, and I paid him in cash 9/6, which sum he paid in Lewes for me yesterday; viz.,

…To 1 lb gunpowder0.1.6

…My father Slater and my brother went home in the forenoon… Dame Watford drank tea with my wife. In the evening sent our servant to Mr John Vine’s (the audit being today) with 2 bills; viz.,

The bill for goods delivered for the audit1.18.1½
1 do. for nails0.19.7

and she brought me the money for the audit bill; viz., 1.18.0. Rec’d of John Streeter in cash 1.17.6, which money I am to send to his landlord Mr James Burfield of Steyning, and is in full for one year’s rent for the house in which he lives, due at old Lady Day last. Mr Stone paid my wife a visit today. In the evening Molly Fuller sat with my wife and supped with us. At home all day and thank God pretty busy. My wife very ill, though much better.

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