Saturday, October 16 1756

Paid Joseph Fuller 15d for a neck of mutton of 5 lbs. We dined on the scrag end of the neck of mutton stewed. Paid Clymson, a glover, 8/4 for goods he bought of me today; viz.,

8 pr. hedging gloves0.6.0
2 pr. ditto cuffs0.8.4

Gave Master Baker (the parish clerks) orders to give notice of a public vestry at Jones’s on Tuesday next. In reading Martin’s Magazine for September I find [random items concerning the history of Sussex, quoted extensively]… At home all day. Trade very dull. In the evening read one of Tillotson’s sermons.

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