Thursday, December 11 1755

At home all day; my side very bad. Dr Stone came in the morning to see me and examined my side, but said I had no ribs broken. Tom Cornwell brought me 2 carp; I gave him 12d. I sent them by Dr Stone to my mother. Gave Thomas Cornwell 6d for carrying the wine up to Master Reeve’s. Dame Reeve was buried today; wife went to the funeral in the afternoon. Mr John Vine and his wife here. Rec’d of him 14/- in full for the heirs of Mr Thomas Thompsett deceased. My wife and I at church, the text in Matthew: 25:46: “And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.” After church was ended, Mrs Vine drank tea with us and Mr Vine came about 5:45 and stayed till about 7:45. After supper Thomas Davy came to see me and stayed about 1 hour; paid for baking 1½d.

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