1750 September 18 (Tuesday). Messrs. Samuel Hardy and How on the roof and Mr. Phinehas Hardy a.m. I got Mr. Wyman of Shrewsbury to come and blow the Rock in the Well and he Split it to pieces. He blow’d also a Rock in the Cellar, Sam Bumpso assisted all Day. Ebenezer Shingling p.m. N.B. They got the south side of the Roof done by night.
Ross Wyman. See Ward, Shrewsbury, pp. 482-483.