September 2, 1748

1748 September 2 (Friday).  Mr. Biglo here clearing out my well, and paid him 10 shillings old Tenor for his work only part of the forenoon.  Mr. Israel Stevens of Grafton here and din’d with us.  A very reviving Rain — through the Mercy of God! after long and distressing Drought.  At Eve Mr. Abner Newton here about some Boards he wants of me.  Mr. Elihu Spencer designed Missionary to the Mohawks here, and brought a Letter from Mr. Edwards of Northampton.  He lodg’d here.