Friday, July 17 1761

…In the afternoon walked down to Halland… In the evening rode to Lewes about some business for Mrs Browne. Paid Mr Faulkner Bristow 2.14.3 in full. Spent 21d on myself, horse, turnpike and ostler. Came home about 10:40. Thomas Durrant supped at my house and Thomas Davy lodged with me. How melancholy does everything appear to me! Every place and object (almost) brings something to my mind of the pleasures I used to find in the company of my dear wife; but new is all pleasure lost to me.

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