Tuesday, February 26 1760

After breakfast went to Lewes. I gave Mr Sam Durrant in cash £20, for which I received his draft on Sir Joseph Hankey and partners for the same sum… I dined with Mr Sam Durrant on a boiled carp, veal cutlets and some cold boiled beef… I went to Lewes to meet with Mr Fletcher, Mr Sam Ridings’s rider, with whom I looked out a parcel of goods. Rec’d of Mr Thomas Scrase, by the payment of Mr Henry Verral, 22/- for 44 lbs butter sent to Mr Scrase. Called and spent some time with Mrs Roase. Came home about 6:15, not thoroughly sober, though not much concerned…

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