July 1, 1740

1740 July 1 (Tuesday).  We din’d at Brother Elias’s.  P.M. Mr. Halyer and my Kinsman Elias perswaded me to go off into the Harbour to fish.  We got aground by the Castle and did not get up home till 2 o’Clock next morning.  A very Pleasant Time.  We caught 13 tom Codd.  Had Mr. Langdons Boat.  Mr. Halyer lodg’d with us.  My Wife lodg’d at Brother Alexander’s with sister Lydia Champney.