Sunday, December 21 1760

No service at our church in the morning, Mr Porter preaching at Laughton. We dined on two rabbits roasted and stuffed. Our late servant only at church in the afternoon.

Mr Poole, coming to see a child of Mr Porter’s, paid my wife a visit and charged 10/6; really a fine thing it is to be a physician who can charge just as he pleases and not be culpable according to any human law. At home all day. My wife, poor creature, very ill.

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