1754 December 17 (Tuesday). P.M. Lieutenant Tainter came and waited on my Kinswoman Sadler to Ensign Mathis’s at Southborough. N.B. Vendue at the Meeting House, at which are sold the Remnants of the Boards, Plank etc. now the Carpenters and joiners have finish’d their Work. Visited Deacon Newton who is ill, but mending.