1772 April 21 (Tuesday). Phinehas came to work. Breck takes down the Chimney of the Shop. Sold Billy a two year old steer for 14£ old Tenor because he was urgent to have him to mate another. Billy returned. I went to Marlborough to Ministers Meeting. Was moderator and prayed. Mr. Smith poorly again. He has fears of a Cancer in his Lip. William Henderson rectifies the movement of the Day of the month in my Watch, and pay him. I return home at Eve and Mr. Bradshaw with me. N.B. Mrs. Vashti Hardy dyed last night about 11 o’Clock, aged 73 last Month, having gone through a long Tryal by her Cancer.