Monday, October 31 1757

Paid Mrs Virgoe the £2 I borrowed of her today. Borrowed of John Watford in change today 10/6. Mary Heath a-washing half the day for us. She dined with us… James Marchant drank tea with us. My brother came over in the forenoon to bring the mare, but did not stay. Rec’d of Mr Joseph Burgess… the money I paid on the parish account… Paid John Watford the 10/6 borrowed of him today in way of change… Posted my day book and wrote out Mr Clinch’s bill. In the evening wrote my London letters. Indifferently busy in the shop. Read part of Young’s Night Thoughts

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