Sunday, April 12 1761

After breakfast I walked down to Mrs Browne’s, where I, in company with Samuel Jenner, posted and settled some of her late husband’s accounts. We dined there on a piece of pork and a leg of mutton boiled, and some salted French beans (my family at home dining on the remains of yesterday’s dinner, with the addition of the hog’s feet and ears boiled, a hog’s tongue and lights boiled and greens. Stayed and drank tea with Mrs Browne and then came home about 5:20.

In the afternoon my brother William came to see me and stayed and drank tea with my wife and stayed till I came home, and then went away. Not at church all day. My niece at church in the forenoon and afternoon. In the evening read part of St John’s Gospel. My wife, poor creature, most extremely ill. Lent Mrs Browne today in cash 7/-.

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