September 19, 1751

1751 September 19 (Thursday).  Mr. Edward Willson works in topping my Chimney — and Mr. Daniel Forbush in building the Wall at the West End of the House.  Abner Rice tends Mr. Willson.  P.M. came a small Number of Young Men and Lads who help’d me a few Hours in levelling the Banks of Gravell.  They were Nathaniel Whitney, Joseph Dudley, Samuel Harrington, Joseph Harrington, Daniel Forbush, Adam Rice.  My Kinswoman and Mrs. Newhall here.  N.B. A Blunder about Dinner.  A Lamb kill’d but was brought afternoon.  They return’d to the other House, and I supp’d with them there.  N.B. The Case of Mr. James Maynard and Lieutenant Tainter etc., try’d at the Superior Court and Maynard obtain’d Judgment.