1777 December 1 (Monday). Breck sets out for [Hartford?] on public Business, employed by squire Baker. The Town Meets by adjournment on the Affairs of the Soldiers money. [Miss illegible Jones?] came to work here. Mr. Belknap here about the Barrells he has made and sent me; [illegible] Barrells; but have so bad joints that they are [somewhat?] [illegible] and two more are [torn] Barrells, [illegible] I dont [illegible] [torn] me: yet his Price, instead of [torn] Dollar, [torn] or to 14 shillings.