Monday, October 19 1761

In the forenoon paid John Piper 18d for a bushel oats. Paid John Gibbs 4/- in full for quills bought of him today… In the evening; wrote my London letters. Joseph fuller Jr smoked a pipe with me in the evening. Rec’d of John Gosling in cash 5.0.9 in full for the same sum he sold my rags for to the widow Burtenshaw the 15th instant. Oh, how dismal and melancholy [my] situation… [18 words omitted].

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