May 3, 1748

1748 May 3 (Tuesday).  Sent 8 Cattle by the Whipples etc. to Nitchewag, under the Care of Mr. Silas Wheeler.  Captain Warrin sent his sons Nahum and Jonathan with two Yoke of Oxen and Hay to keep ‘em, to plough for me.  Sent by Captain Maynard to Boston.  P.M. my Team also ploughing.  N.B. Mr. Jonathan Green[1] here, and desires me from his Mother Wheeler to take the Care of getting the Bible given by Mr. Wheeler to our Church, let it Cost more or less; he tells me he has money lying by him for that use.

[1]Green’s wife, Sibyl or Sibil, was the daughter of the late Joseph Wheeler.