Saturday, June 12 1756

At home all the forenoon. We dined on the remains of Thursday’s dinner with the addition of ½ hundred asparagus. Paid Thomas Fuller Jr 23d for 1 neck of veal, 9¼ lbs.

After dinner Robert Hook and I went down to see Peter Adams. After we had stayed there awhile, he went to Waldron and I went to see one John Baker (at Mr Adams’s request), whom the same people that abused Mr Adams have in a manner abused; to wit, as he was a-coming home from the fair, they overtook him and whipped his horse and made him throw him off, and many more such-like actions. Came home about 8 o’clock not very well with being so continually haunted with my conscience, it has thrown me into a slight fever…

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