Tuesday, February 3 1756

At home all day… Had John Watford a-gardening all day for me, who I think is a mighty honest, good sort of a man, only a little inclined to be covetous, a very necessary qualification; and then he is so harmless and innocent with his “o’s” and “good lacks” that really he is very entertaining, for he has no art to set it off. In the evening my wife and I did up about 70 papers of tobacco.

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