1740 December 4 (Thursday). Mr. Tainter brought home Two of my Calves which he had kept a long time for me — and brought a Fat Cow from Neighbour Beriah Rice’s and with Mr. Harringtons help kill’d her. Weight 17 1/2 Score. Tallow 35, and the Hide 56. P.M. I was at old Mr. Rice’s, where the private meeting mett. I preach’d on Ps. 89.47.