September 10, 1767

1767 September 10 (Thursday).  Visit Neighbour Barnabas Newtons Wife, who is Sick.  At Lieut. Bakers.  He informs me my Sheep (9 which he has taken to keep) are come home to his House; and his Time being up, he would have me take them back; but I still committ them to his Care.  He offers me 8 acres of Middle Meadow at £400 old Tenor.  N.B. One Capt. Jameson there, from Newport.  Wants to keep School.  [Neighbour?] Silas Hill p.m. thrashes Flax seed.