September 18, 1750

1750 September 18 (Tuesday).  Messrs. Samuel Hardy and How on the roof and Mr. Phinehas Hardy a.m.  I got Mr. Wyman[1] of Shrewsbury to come and blow the Rock in the Well and he Split it to pieces.  He blow’d also a Rock in the Cellar, Sam Bumpso assisted all Day.  Ebenezer Shingling p.m.  N.B. They got the south side of the Roof done by night.

[1]Ross Wyman.  See Ward, Shrewsbury, pp. 482-483.