June 6, 1757

1757 June 6 (Monday).  Mr. Moses Nurse has brought up from Boston two iron Kettles, an Iron Pott, Andirons etc., which were lately bought chiefly for Lucy, Safely and gratis.  Mr. Phinehas Hardy makes me a Cart Gate.  Mr. Zebulon Rice helps him part of the forenoon.  Amon Blanc ploughs among my Corn.  Mrs. Rachel Rice Sick.  I visited her twice: prayed with her.  My Daughter Lucy So ill that at her repeated, earnest Request I write a Letter to her Husband at Brookfield; and send it by Abner Newton who goes Express to inform Charles etc. Rice of their Mothers low Condition.  Amon Blanc goes home at Night.  A Shower goes over to the South West, but none here.