May 6, 1736

1736 May 6 (Thursday).  Mr. Tucker began to work upon my Pump.  Neighbour Aaron Forbush came and gave me the forenoon in Boring: And Benjamin How — Rain p.m., beat off all my Hands from work — except that David Employed himself about making a Bench for the outside of the Kitchin, Eastward.  Rev. Mr. Hall of Sutton came towards Night, in the Rain, and lodged with us.  Mr. Tucker not well at Eve.