1751 July 12 (Friday). It being rainy, or Cloudy, and letting Weather, Ebenezer a.m. Carted over some slit work for stairs — and Boards to the New House. When he returns he tells me that a very considerable number of persons — Lieutenant Tainter etc have been to Day and Hill’d my Corn at the Cook Field. N.B. Mr. David Maynard junior brought me 12£ of Putty from my Brother Samuel Parkman.