In the morning our maid went over to Framfield and Uckfield. Rec’d of Joseph Fuller 1 shoulder of mutton, 4¾ lbs at 3d, 14d. Myself and nephew at church in the morning when, Mr Porter being gone to Ripe, we had prayers read by the Rev Mr Paul Shenton, curate of Laughton, and a sermon preached by the Rev Mr Chalice, curate of Ripe, from the following text: Proverbs 4:23: “Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.” Thomas Davy dined with us on a shoulder of mutton roasted, a suet plum pudding, onion sauce and carrots.
My whole family at church in the afternoon (that is, my wife, self and 2 boys). We had a sermon preached by the Rev Mr Chalice, curate of Ripe, from the following text: the latter part of the 13th verse, 3rd chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews: “Lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.” Thomas Davy at our house in the evening, to whom, and in the day I read of 4 of Tillotson’s sermons.