1777 December 23 (Tuesday). Mrs. Dolly Rice makes us a Visit
shop. Mr. Noah Hardy is here: gives a Note of Hand to my son William for 23£ L.M. for his Mare; which Note is lodged with me, Billy have gone home early in the morning: but thus it happens that I do not receive the 60 Dollars [aforesaid?] instead of those which I lent Billy last Eve. Harrington brings some Pine.