1751 September 19 (Thursday). Mr. Edward Willson works in topping my Chimney — and Mr. Daniel Forbush in building the Wall at the West End of the House. Abner Rice tends Mr. Willson. P.M. came a small Number of Young Men and Lads who help’d me a few Hours in levelling the Banks of Gravell. They were Nathaniel Whitney, Joseph Dudley, Samuel Harrington, Joseph Harrington, Daniel Forbush, Adam Rice. My Kinswoman and Mrs. Newhall here. N.B. A Blunder about Dinner. A Lamb kill’d but was brought afternoon. They return’d to the other House, and I supp’d with them there. N.B. The Case of Mr. James Maynard and Lieutenant Tainter etc., try’d at the Superior Court and Maynard obtain’d Judgment.