1745 August 8 (Thursday). The Company went off. Thomas went to mowing at Mr. Beemans, but return’d without being able to do any thing the Waters were so high. Neighbour Stephen Maynard here and gave me a Narrative of his Excursion in the public service at Fort Shirley and of the good Behaviour of their Captain (Ephraim Williams junior) towards them. At Eve Mrs. Winchester here.