July 31, 1740

1740 July 31 (Thursday).  A Clear good Hay Day.  We open’d and Spread what the Storms had Soak’d and recock’d it by the help of Neighbor Daniel Warrin who help’d me from noon till 4 o’Clock p.m.  We pol’d in Some leavy Hay from the New Ground on the East Side of the upper Garden.  At Night a Thunder Storm.  The Two little Boys rak’d yesterday and today at the Meadow what Mr. Biglo mow’d, and Aaron Forbush junior (who went about the middle of the afternoon) cock’d it, about 28 Cocks.  N.B. Girls to Huckleberrying.