November 19, 1757

1757 November 19 (Saturday).  Mr. Eleazar Whitney, and Joseph Harrington, likewise Peter Blanc from Mr. Benjamin Tainter, came with each of them a Yoke of Oxen and a plough, and sowed and ploughed in 3 Bushell of Rye for me.  They dined here; and got done very Seasonably before Night.  A great Kindness to me.  Billy returned to Brookfield.  Charles Rice junior went up also.  We have the Sorrowfull News of the Death of Amos Whitney (Son of Mr. Nathaniel Whitney) at Fort Edward.  N.B. Capt. Curtis of Worcester here — reads me Mr. Mellens Acknowledgment Made to Him.