October 24, 1751

1751 October 24 (Thursday).  The Wind high and Southerly, the House, especially my Chamber, So fill’d with smoke that I was oblig’d to put out my Fire; this is to my great Disappointment after so much trouble and Charge to obtain Good Chimneys.  Sam. Bumpso Clearing by the Stack Yard.  N.B. Mr. Phinehas Hardy goes to Bolton for Lime, for Deacon Newton and me, and return’d at Night empty, bringing only a Bag of Hair from Mr. Samuel Bakers.  P.M. 25 Hands help’d Ebenezer husk.  N.B. Baldwin, John Woods and Sam. Bumpso went.