April 21, 1772

1772 April 21 (Tuesday).  Phinehas came to workBreck 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.