October 23, 1739

1739 October 23 (Tuesday).  Mr. Bridgham and Mr. Wyman[1] here.  Mr. Williams brought home 6 Barrells more of Cyder.  I had design’d to go to Boston but So much Business prohibited it.  Mr. Samuel Harrington brought me his Horse for my Journey, and greatly assisted me in getting down Cyder, etc.  Boil’d Two Barrells of Cyder into one.  Neighbor Maynards, Whipples, Forbushs etc. Lads Husking.  N.B. I made up Accounts with Ensign Maynard.

[1]Rev. Ebenezer Wyman (HC 1731), minister at Union, Conn., 1738-1746.  SHG 9:116-17.