I'm a little put off by the "lead poisoning" - it seems so 2000's. Did people know that there was lead in paint? It certainly wasn't recognized as a problem or a hazard at that time. This scene is not in the books either.
No - I'm rereading right now and Tristan collected money due on market day and entered it into a roster but lost his list and couldn't enter the names and payments into the ledger. This resulted in all the payees being billed again the following month.
I'm jealous of you vaccine recipients - NJ here, I'll be 74 Feb 5th - can't get an appointment anywhere. People are jumping the line. If you smoke you are in the same group I'm in. Staying home for sure.