Saturday, January 1 1757

In the morning our servant went to see her friends. We dined on the remains of Saturday’s dinner with the addition of a partridge pudding. Joseph Fuller smoked one pipe with us in the afternoon, and I got him to pay the poor tomorrow, I having promised to go to Framfield to serve a funeral there for my mother. But in the evening received a letter from my sister that the person was not to be buried tomorrow as appointed, but is to be buried on Monday. In the evening gave Master Dan on the parish account 12d, he being very ill. In the evening Thomas Davy at our house. He won 2d of me at cribbage…

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