June 15, 1752

1752 June 15 (Monday).  Mr. Stone[1] and his Delegates going to a Council at Woodstock.  Mr. Phinehas Hardy 300 Boards.  This Morning early Mrs. Newton takes Mrs. Molly Johnson to her House.  I Din’d at t’other House.  Sister Lydia lives almost wholly over there.  Ebenezer has met with several Checks upon the Field of Indian Corn on the south side of the Road.  The piggs rooted it up a while ago so that he was forc’d to plant the chief of it over again: and now as soon as it is come up again a Flock of Sheep has broke in upon it and crop’d it down.  P.M. Billy in the Rain went as far as to Mr. Seth Hudson[2] for Tobacco Plants.

[1]Nathan Stone of Southborough.

[2]Of Marlborough.  Hudson served as a lieutenant in the militia and at one time commanded Fort Massachusetts.  Hudson, Marlborough, p. 399.