April 28, 1749

1749 April 28 (Friday).  Daniel finish’d ploughing the Field a.m. and plough’d the Yards by the House.  The Beds of the Garden, by the Drought and by the Fowl, chiefly destroy’d.  Mr. Walker of Nichewoag, who took Care of my Cattle last Year, was here.  Agreed to give him 45 shillings for the Care of the Cattle, and 20/ for his pains after one of them could not get up (by 8 miles) At the Time of Driving up.