At home all day. My brother and Mr Bowman dined with us. Mr Bowman stayed and smoked a pipe with me. Rec’d ½ bushel wheat of William Sinden. The Halland gardener cut my grape-vine and drank tea with us. Thomas Davy supped with us and he and I played at cribbage; I won 1d. I paid him 13d for my share of Martin’s Magazine; that is, 1d per piece over half price, on account of their being to be mine. Paid for milk ½d.
At home all day. Paid for butter 3d; paid for milk ½d. Rec’d of Joseph Fuller 1 bullock’s heart worth about 8d. In the evening went down to Mr Porter’s to talk to him about Mrs Virgoe’s affairs. Paid Elizabeth Mepham by Lucy Mepham 5/- for the making of 10 round frocks. Finished posting my day book in the evening.
At home all day. Paid for butter and bread 9½d. Paid for a loin of lamb, 2 lbs 10 oz, 9d. Lent my horse to Robert Hook for the use of Thomas Mepham, which is to be in full for Thomas Mepham’s going to Lewes for me, which he valued at 12d. Paid for milk ld.