Wednesday, August 1 1759

After breakfast rode over to Framfield and stayed there while my brother went to Uckfield to get me a pound of green tea, for which I paid him 9/3. I came home and dined on the remains of Monday’s dinner with the addition of some carrots. Down at Halland 3 times today. Charles Diggens at our house some time in the evening. What quantities of [people] begin to come to Halland, and only to prepare and make ready a provision for luxury and intemperance against Sunday next, when perhaps hundreds of poor creatures are lamenting for want of sustenance; and here shall be nothing but waste and riot.

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