1750 December 11 (Tuesday). A number of Young Men, chiefly the religious Society, came and chopp’d Wood. They were Daniel How, Merodach Smith, Phinehas Maynard, Moses Warrin, Joseph Grout junior — and Mr. Cornelius Biglo and his Son, very kindly came with them. My son Ebenezer Chopp’d with them and Thomas carted part of the Day. Sent a Letter to Mrs. Stoddard at Boston with 14£ of money by Mrs. Mary Maynard (James’s Wife) to buy my Daughter Lucy a Riding Hood.