1759 April 24 (Tuesday). Artemas Bruce came part of the forenoon to sow some Rye and Oates at the Island; and Mr. Tainter sent his Oxen and Mare with his Boy to plough. I rode to Capt. Maynards but he was gone a Journey. N.B. Ebenezer Maynard junior was lately very grievously wounded in one of his Leggs by the falling down of an Axle Tree upon it. I saw it dressed. Mr. Joseph Batchellor of Grafton in Great Affliction by sickness and Deaths in his Family.