Saturday, October 30 1756

After breakfast Mr Sewell of Littlehampton came to talk with me concerning hiring my shop. I agreed to let him know my further resolutions in about 5 weeks, He did not stay dinner. We dined on a cold beef pie. Paid Dame Gower 18d for 1 quart honey received today… My brother came over in the afternoon, but did not stay. Thomas Davy spent the evening and supped with us. I read one of Tillotson’s sermons to him. Mr French, Mr Thomas Fuller and Mr Gibbs here in the afternoon a-waiting for their herrings, which did not come.

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