December 20, 1749

1749 December 20 (Wednesday).  The season is somewhat Severe — Close Time for Spending Hay.  But we are in the Hands of God whose tender Mercys are great.  At Mr. Rice’s Desire I wrote a Letter to President Holyoke concerning Asaphs confinement, and sent the pedigree of Mr. Secretary Wyllys[1] of Hartford.  At Eve Captain Maynard here — made a Business of Consulting him about the Circumstances of my Remove, and desir’d him to Sell me some Land which lys near.

[1]George Wyllys, Secretary of Conn.