1749 November 8 (Wednesday). Ebenezer is and has been variously employ’d in Carting out Muck and Spreading it etc. I read Plutarchs Life of Demosthenes — and part of Demetrius. At Eve Lieutenant Tainter and his son Benjamin brought in Mary Woodwell the Captive return’d from Canada. They left her and she lodg’d here, and Lieutenant brought home my steer which had been missing from Thurstons at Reads Farm, having found him at Brookfield.