August 25, 1766

1766 August 25 (Monday).  Lt. Baker with 2 yoke of Oxen, Mr. Tainter with one Yoke, Mr. Joseph Grout with one Yoke, Mr. Pratts, Mr. Nurse’s and my own with Capt. Maynards plough, crossed my new Field in Part.  I visit Mr. Hezekiah Pratt who is ill of the bilious Cholic.  P.M. Mr. Bowman and wife and son, Their mother and Sister Baker, made us a Visit.  We hear that Solomon Prentice of Grafton, a Youth, fell with one Foot into the boiling Kittle of Potash.