1759 May 18 (Friday). Thomas goes with Lieut. Rolf to Bruce’s to the Mustering of the Bateau-Men; and the Lieutenant tells me he expects he will be Clerk, there being no other that he knows of. I myself confined to my Study Send Alexander in Vain to one Neighbour and another for their Help to plough my North-East Yard. Neighbour Batherick here in Difficulty about his Deed of the Rogers Place, which he buys of Capt. Maynard. Little Hannah much out of Health.