October 15, 1751

1751 October 15 (Tuesday).  Lieutenant Tainter with his Team (a Load of Wood, Quarter of Lamb and a present of Salt Pork) to cut up and Cart home my Island Corn.  Joseph Grout junior with his Team, my William also came with our own — 8 Load of Cutt up Corn were brought home.  Old Mr. Rice and his sons (3 of them) and his son-in-law with a small number more, came in the afternoon and Evening and husk’d — till about Nine o’Clock at Night — a very Cold Evening.  Mr. Breck[1] of Springfield here and lodg’d here.

[1]The Reverend Robert Breck, Jr.