December 5, 1778

1778 December 5 (Saturday).  Mr. Nathaniel Sherman in his journey home, to Mt. Carmel in New Haven called and broke fast here.  I wrote by him to the Widow Pierpoint for my Notes on Job. 19.25 etc.  Rev. Buckminster of Rutland hindered by weather from proceeding on his journey home.  Stopt and tarrys here with us.  Send his horse to Deacon Wood’s.  Mr. Charles Newton begins to bring wood from Ministerial Lot, viz. 5 feet.