December 1, 1750

1750 December 1 (Saturday).  Billy Somewhat chearful though we dare not let him Stir for fear of his Bleeding again.  We let him lie in the Blood, which we now hope is Stopp’d.  Lieutenant Bruce here, and upon his asking a Note to the Collector I read him what I wrote of our Agreement last April 11, respecting the Cook Island; and he consenting to it, I gave him a Note for Twenty Seven Pounds and Ten Shillings old Tenor.  P.M. Ebenezer rode to Dr. Gotts[1] on Billy’s Case.

[1]Benjamin Gott.