1746 July 15 (Tuesday). Had a poor night after my Labour. Lent my Mare to Mrs. Barns to send to her Father in Law for Help to Hill their Corn. I went to her House and to Neighbour Rogers’s. William, John and Jonathan (as well as Neighbour Barns) being out in the Service. Lieutenant Ward din’d here. He brought Molly the second volume of Pamela from Colonel Chandler. Towards Evening my wife and sister to Captain Maynards. My wife bought and paid for 20 lbs. of wool of Mr. Thomas Ward, at 8/6 per pound. I walk’d down there to see Old Christian as well as to wait on them back. N.B. Captain Maynard not in the best Humour.