February 11, 1766

1766 February 11 (Tuesday).  Billy and Breck have been waiting for snow, but none comes.  And they have been very much without Employ — except reading, writing, Cyphering etc. now and then a little Job for me.  But to Day Billy works at Mr. David Warrins in making Cart Wheels — and Breck works in the Shop in making a Maple Chest etc.  Mr. Moore to Brookfield.  Master to School; Miss Betty with us.  Mr. Constantine Hardy acquaints me his Wife last Eve had very perillous Travel and the Infant is Dead.  Ensign Benjamin Willard with new-leathered Bellows — he asks 30/ old Tenor.