1750 April 9 (Monday). Took a Walk first to visit Nathan Maynard who is Sick: to old Mr. Whipples where I din’d. P.M. was at Deacon Newtons and got him to go with me to view Mr. Cooks Island — we had Lieutenant Bruce and Mr. Cook there to shew the Bounds. At Eve at Mr. Nurse’s. N.B. he has got a Barrell of Tar, to make Tar-Water.