1756 May 4 (Tuesday). Joseph Rice a.m. helps Billy in Ploughing at the Island and in my young Orchard near the Barn. P.M. I Catechized at the School-House. 19 Males, 21 Girls. Visited Mr. Joseph Bruce and Family — and at Mr. Daniel Hardys, Biglows, Cornelius Junior his Wife; he being gone into the Service — Kellys etc. N.B. brought home Dr. Sibbs’s Folio. N.B. left my Mare at Mr. Biglows for to Night.