1756 December 27 (Monday). I rode to the widow Forb. about Pork. Bought a Side of an Hog of her, the other side being bespoke by her Brother Zebulun Rice; and thence I rode, through much difficulty in the Snow, to Ensign Harringtons, where I dined. P.M. at Ensign Millers where I bought another side of Pork, the other side of that was sold to his son Seth. N.B. When I returned home found Neighbour Blanc at my House. He spent the Eve with us: Mr. Biglow came to wait upon him home. Mr. Samuel Fay junior and his Wife here. They and Mr. Biglow Supped. N.B. My son Ebenezer here and brings 4 Quarters of Beef, being two Quarters more than I expected. They weighed 450 lb. He brought the Hide; weighed 74 lbs. Tallow but 28 pounds.