1751 July 19 (Friday). Ebenezer to the Meadow to Cart Hay; Mr. Samuel Hardy who has taken it to Cut and rake it having been with 4 Hands, the Day before yesterday to mow, and Two Hands yesterday to rake. Mr. David Baldwin and I reckon’d — and he consented to take an hundred pounds old Tenor for work and stuff which I have had of him paid him 20£ old Tenor (which makes up 45£ of what I have paid him in Cash) receiv’d his Order to pay Mr. Stephen Maynard 40£ and gave him a Note for 15 more (old Tenor). Mr. Morris made us a visit — Mr. Stone and his Spouse with him. But my wife exceeding ill: vomiting etc. The Company din’d with us. Mr. Morris lodg’d here. My wife grew better. Blessed be God!
[Additional note: This is probably a reference to Judah Monis (1683-1764), Harvard’s first instructor in Hebrew. He was a brother-in-law of John Martyn, minister of the north precinct of Westborough (later Northborough); Sibley, VII, 639-46. See also the references to “Morris,” July 20-21.]