After breakfast Mr John Breeden went away. I received of him a note of hand payable to me or order on demand for 10.1.3, which is the balance of the account between us, due to me; viz.,
|Mr John Breeden Dr.
|To cash paid him the 4th or 5th instant by Mr Will Margesson, pursuant to my order given him the 1st instant
|To ½ bushel oatmeal
|To 2 lbs pepper dust
|To 202 heath brooms
|To ½ piece of narrow cloth from my brother
|Per contra Cr.
|To 1½ hundred pepper
|To carriage of do.
|To assisting me in appraising my late mother’s effects, which is on my brother’s account
|To the note of hand received today
that on this account I have paid 18/6 for my brother; viz.,
|My brother Dr.
|To money paid Mr Breeden as before
|To the ½ piece cloth sent him by my brother, as before
We dined on a piece of beef boiled, a raisin suet pudding, turnips and potatoes. Rec’d of Mr Alexander Whitfield 9/11½ in full on my account. As also received of him 2.19.0 on account of Samuel Shoesmith, it being for things bought of his late brother’s, James Shoesmith’s; vis.,
|To all the furniture of the school, late occupied by James Shoesmith, except one cupboard
|To all the wood, late Mr Shoesmith’s
Paid Mr Thornton 3/3 for 4 rabbits and ¼ 1b of antimony which he bought for me. At home all day. Joseph Fuller and Mr Thornton smoked a pipe or 2 with me. This day had an invitation from Mr Coates to come and smoke a pipe with him tomorrow night. Mr Whitfield drank tea at our house.