1738 February 16 (Thursday). I visited Edward Fay Sick at Mr. Increase Wards. Jotham Maynard thrash’d Rye, and p.m. he clean’d it up. 5 ½ Bushels. N.B. I reckon’d with Mr. Josiah Newton. N.B. I deliver’d up to Mr. Hezekiah Pratt a Bond of 900£ which he had given his Parents and which was repos’d in my Hands.