Tuesday, February 16 1757

In the morning after breakfast I walked over to Framfield where I dined at my mother’s on part of a cold sparerib and some cold beef and potatoes… I cut out for my mother 18 round frocks. I drank tea there and came home about 6 o’clock. I agreed to take Philip Turner of my mother at £5 a year to board and clothe him, that being the sum my father left by will to maintain him till he is l4 years of age. Dame Vinal here a-washing half the day. In the evening wrote to my cousin Charles Hill on board the MONARCH man-of-war at Portsmouth…

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