December 22, 1736

1736 December 22 (Wednesday).  Lydia Cutting began the Care and Work of my Family.  Fine Morning, but afterwards inclement, Squawlly, Snow, [rainy?] etc.  Visited Mr. Thomlins Sick Child, and another at Mr. Jedidiah How’s.  Benjamin How, in trying to draw up the Box out of the lower piece of the Pump, which yet remained in the Well, drew out the Staple out of that Box also.