February 25, 1779

1779 February 25 (Thursday).  I walked to Mr. Thad. Warrin’s to hire him to get out Fencing stuff, posts and Rails; thence to Mr. Isaac Parker’s to see and talk with his brother Ephraim about living with me, and he seems disposed.  At eve, my son relates somewhat of his sorrowful case, and how his son in law had beguiled him to give a Warrantee Deed of his Place, without a proper Security, an unhappy step!