1777 July 9 (Wednesday). It rained in the Morning but the showers intermitted — sun shined so as that my Bees swarmed — no body to help, till Mr. Belknap accidentally came. I had sent for Neighbour Harrington, who came and they hiv’d the [swarme?]. Mr. Belknap dined with me. Reuben Lambson came home at night.