1771 May 8 (Wednesday). I rode over to the South; visiting at Mr. James Cooks — old Mrs. Woods — and dined at Mrs. Kendals. Bought 220 of Chestnut Boards of Mr. Jonathan Forbes. Visit at Mr. Martyn Pratts. Mrs. Chamberlin, Josephs Mother, visited us. I rode at Eve to Mr. Timothy Warrins and Stockwells. William Sergeant, Apprentice to my son Alexander, came from Leicester, lodges here.