At home all day. Paid Francis Smith in cash 10.11.0 which he is to pay in London for me. Paid for bran 2d; paid for 1 hundred [i.e., hundredweight] walnuts 6d…. In the evening about 8 o’clock Mr John Dulake of Waldron brought me 2 tuns of salt and other things from Lewes.
Paid John Fitness 8/9 in full for 6 corn hooks. Paid for bread ½d. Between schooltime carried up to Thomas Fuller’s 6 lbs of 6d sugar. Went to Chiddingly after schooltime to look upon Mr Hicks’s wool. Bid him 6¾d per pound for it. Paid Francis Smith in cash 18/2, which with £12.7.0 sent him by his boy the 29th July is in all £13.5.2, which he paid for me in London, as under (to wit)
To Margesson & Co. £13.0.0
To Crowder & Co. in full £0.5.2
In the evening went down to Halland to look upon Mr Coates’s wool, which was all West-Country, and because I would not give him 7d per pound for it he huffed me prodigiously.