July 13, 1739

1739 July 13 (Friday).  Elijah and Adonijah Rice[1] and Phinehas Forbush[2] to help me.  Elijah mow’d, the others hoed.  Ensign Maynard’s old Mare to plough.  P.M. Charles and Ephraim Bruce[3] came and the first mow’d, the other hoed.  Yet they did not get the hoing done.  N.B. Mr. Breck, Mr. Merick and Colonel Phycheon here, and having din’d pursu’d their Journey.

[1]Son of Charles Rice.

[2]Son of Deacon Jonathan Forbush.

[3]Sons of Abijah Bruce.