April 12, 1765

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.