At home all day. Not at church. Read part of the new Whole Duty of Man. This day my wife and I had appointed to go to Lewes together, but were prevented by the badness of the weather.
Gave Henry Vine 2d for going over to Framfield. About 5 o’clock my brother Moses came and called me to go to Lewes to meet the Manchesterman. Rec’d of Mr Isaac Hook 1.1.0 in full. Spent the evening in part at Mr Hook’s, Mr Scrase’s, and part at the White Horse. Paid 2d for the turnpike. Paid for supper and wine 12d, went to bed about 12 o’clock.
At home all day. Paid for bread 1½d. Lent John Vine Jr a guinea. This day the parish was confirmed at Lewes by the Rev Mr William Ashburnham, Bishop of Chichester; my maid went.
At home all day. Paid for butter and bread 9½d. Paid for a loin of lamb, 2 lbs 10 oz, 9d. Lent my horse to Robert Hook for the use of Thomas Mepham, which is to be in full for Thomas Mepham’s going to Lewes for me, which he valued at 12d. Paid for milk ld.
About 3:45 I set out for Lewes; got there 4:50. Called Mr Stephen Fletcher, servant to Mr Samuel Ridings, and balanced accounts with him and paid him £16.14.0 by bill on Messrs Margesson and Collison, 30 days’ date, which with goods I have agreed to return, value £6.11.6, is in full to this day. I bought some goods of him and came home about 8:20. Spent 6d. After dinner Mr Slater and Nanny set out for Lewes. Paid John Jones 2d for Mr Slater’s horse. At home all the day after the morning. This day was played in the Broyle a cricket match, Mayfield against Ringmer, Framfield and St John’s [in Lewes], which was won by Mayfield with ease. This day received of Rippington’s boys 6d in full for a week’s schooling, ended Saturday last.