August 1, 1751

1751 August 1 (Thursday).  At Deacon Newtons[1] whose son John is thought to be very dangerously ill.  At Mr. Pratts.  Neighbour Stephen Maynard going to Boston with his Team, my Brother after Spending the forenoon about my new Windows, and dining with us rides my Mare to Boston.  Ebenezer Carts a Well-Crotch, Bed, Powdering Tubb with pork etc to the New House.  Boards also from the Mill.  Thomas and William reap Wheat.  P.M. they rake Hay in the Southside and Ebenezer mows.

[1]Josiah Newton.