Sunday, September 7 1760

In the morning my wife and I set out with an intention to go to Pevensey, but finding our horse very skittish we thought it not safe, so we came back again, but as we could not get another horse my wife stayed at home and myself proceeded on my journey. I breakfasted with my friend John Breeden and also dined there on a shoulder of mutton roasted, a duck roasted and a fine bread pudding (my family at home dining on some broiled lamb). I stayed and drank tea with Mr Breeden, and then came away. I came home about 9:10 and thank God very sober. Not at church all day, there being no service at Pevensey the whole day…

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