1765 April 12 (Friday). Mr. Caleb Hitchcock of the Union, here, and o’ foot. Wants a Cast upon my Horse part of his Way. I complyed and let him have my mare as far as William Wards. John went afterwards o’ foot to bring her back — but goes to Marlborough and brings home some Leggs of Bacon from Deacon Woods. Billy and Breck begin to Frame a Corn Barn for me. Dr. Bondels’ here. I get him to trim my Grape Vine. He dines here. Little B. Gott Maynard came at Eve and stays over Night. Sorrowful Account of the drowning of 4 men in Sudbury River.