1751 August 8 (Thursday). Deacon Kimball etc. Ebenezer and Thomas Carted Two Load of Hay from the Meadow to the New Stack Yard which was mow’d last Saturday was sennight, and was made up the Friday following — being drench’d by the Storms of Rain. Enough for Some Number of Cocks was left finally, and lost. Yet I suppose Mr. Samuel Hardy (who had the work in his Hands) took what Care he could but it prov’d a very wet Season.