August 8, 1782

1782 August 8 (Thursday).  The Interval is every Year a tedious piece of Work.  We have this Year had not only Thomas Thatcher, but Mr. Brigham has hired Mr. Nat. Fay, Several Days to work there.  My Son Ebenezer also has greatly assisted, especially in Carting.  But to day we brought home the last from thence.  My Daughter Baldwin is every day, but especially in the nights, greatly distressed.  Dr. Hawes accommodates her with his Chaise and Mrs. Hawes’s Company to ride out a little.  A Letter from Isaac at Brookfield.  Ephraim Parker Visits us.  A Letter from Colonel Baldwin to Mr. Brigham.