1751 May 13 (Monday). Went to Mr. Eliezer Rice’s — Mr. James Maynards, Mr. Seth Rice’s, etc. Ebenezer harrows the Ground at the Island. An unusual hot Day. Mr. Bowman and his Brother Thaddeus din’d here. N.B. Gave to Treasurer Ebenezer Maynard per Hand of Lieutenant Tainter a Receipt of the whole of my last Years Sallery, £53.6.8 or 400£ old Tenor, but this Receipt the Committee return’d and I destroy’d.