Tuesday, July 14 1761

Delivered to John Shelley, servant to Ben Shelley, 9 guineas, 1 half-guinea, and sixpence, for him to pay in London for me …I dined on the scrag and of a neck mutton boiled and some greens. In the afternoon wrote out some bills. Thomas Davy lodged at our house. Oh, melancholy time: trade never was so bad that I ever knew before!

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