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 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.
George Wyllys, Secretary of Conn.