This morning Mr. Cerisier1
came here and said that he had read in the Brussels Gazette, that there had been
a second action between Lord Cornwallis and General Green, that General Green had
been repulsed with the loss of 400 men, but he says he don't know by which way the
At eleven o'clock I went to take a walk with Mr. Bordly and brother Charles; we met
Mr. Le Roi on the Way. He ask'd us to go to Sloot [Sloten?] with him this afternoon, we told him we would.
Mr. Cerisier din'd with us, after dinner brother Charles and I went to Sloot, which
is a small village, about 7 Miles from Amsterdam, we found Mr. Hartsinck, Mr. Le Roi,
Young Mr. Chabanel, Mr. Scravensvert, and Mr. Menoir there; we went into water, in
the Haerlem me[e]r. We got home at about half past 8 o'clock.
From Guthrie's Grammar
. (continued from yesterday) Chap 4th §: 4th.3