September 4, 1750

1750 September 4 (Tuesday).  Gale, Bradish, Grow, Tainter junior, old Mr. Charles Rice, Mr. Nathaniel Whitney, David Batherick, John Rogers and Jonas Warrin of Upton wrought at the Frame.  P.M. Samuel Bumpso at the Cellar.  Justice Baker carted stones, six Load.  Mr. Benjamin Fay and Mr. Eleazer Williams dugg in the high way and in divers places in the Interest of the Esquire.  I rode to Mr. Daniel Forbush’s[1] and to his Father, and they gave me Encouragement to begin the Stoning of the Cellar tomorrow Morning.

[1]The son of Deacon Jonathan Forbush.