July 12, 1744

1744 July 12 (Thursday).  The Meadow waited on by all Hands, viz. Thomas, Neighbour Rogers and the Two Boys.  My Wife not well.  Last night we began to Wean Sarah.  My wife to Marlborough.  Ensign Bruce here in the Morning.  Some time before noon he Sent me his son Jonathan who reap’d down my Winter Rye, 6 Shock, and we got it into the Barn at Evening.  Held the Catechetical Exercise and preach’d on Ps. 27.7