October 16, 1740

1740 October 16 (Thursday).  Neighbor Daniel Warrin kill’d a small shoate for me which weigh’d 44 pound.  Lieutenant Tainter Carted 3 Load of wood for me.  P.M. at the Burial of the Child of Mr. Noah Rice.  N.B. This is the Third Funeral at which I have been when Bearers have had Gloves and their minister none.  Nigh Evening I rode up to Daniel Warrin, junior at Shrewsbury and to neighbor Eliezer Rice’s.  N.B. Dr. Gott brought home his Wife, but I could not wait upon him.