1757 November 15 (Tuesday). Adam works for me; with Barny Newtons Oxen — ploughs; and Sows a little Rye. N.B. Wrote to Mr. Pemberton at Boston per Mr. Ball of Grafton. Admirable fine Weather. My Wife rode in the Chair to See Mrs. Rolf who is o’ Bed. At Eve Billy came from Brookfield. He brought a Letter from Ebenezer of his Willingness and Desire to buy the Gilbert place, and that he would have me provide 200£ for a first payment.