Thursday, September 10 1761

…In the afternoon I walked up to Mrs Piper’s and measured a piece of land. In the evening Joseph Fuller Jr and I walked down to Jones’s, where I spent 6d. We came home about 8:30. Dame Burfield at Laughton drank tea with me.

About noon died a little boy of Mr Porter’s (an infant of about 9 months old) and in the evening died John French (aged 18 years) after an illness of near 6 months.

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