Wednesday, January 16 1760

My wife went down to Mr Porter’s to dinner… Paid Thomas Cornwell 16d for two rabbits bought of him today. About 7:35 I went down to Mr Porter’s, where I supped on some roasted chicken, a cold goose pie, a cold chicken pasty, a cold ham, a piece of cold roast beef, some cold roast goose, tarts etc. in company with Mr and Mrs Porter, Mr Calverley, Mrs Atkins, Mr French and his wife, Joseph Fuller and his wife, Joseph Durrant and his wife and Thomas Fuller.

We played at cards in the evening; my wife and I lost 16½d. We gave the servant 12d. Came home about 2:10, very sober, and as was the whole company, in a manner.

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